1/30/2011 ~ Generation ME
... there is nothing new under the sun. ... ~ Ecclesiastes 1:8-10
Do not say, "Why were the former days better than these?"
For you do not inquire wisely concerning this. ~ Ecclesiastes 7:10
Generational Stumbling Blocks
For there is not a just man on earth who does good And does not sin.
~ Ecclesiastes 7:20
... for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, ... ~ Romans 3:23
... Says the Lord. "But on this one will I look: On him who is poor and
of a contrite spirit, And who trembles at My word." ~ Isaiah 66:2
Sinners either make excuses or open their hearts to the truth.
' "... Lest they should understand with their hearts and turn,
So that I should heal them." ' ~ Acts 28:26-27
Most men will proclaim each his own goodness, ... ~ Proverbs 20:6
... There is a generation-oh, how lofty are their eyes!
And their eyelids are lifted up. ... ~ Proverbs 30:11-14
Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, And prudent in their own sight!
~ Isaiah 5:21
... they, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing
themselves among themselves, are not wise. ... ~ 2nd Corinthians 10:12
└───> self ... self <───┐
... who trusted in themselves that they were righteous,
and despised others: ... ~ Luke 18:9-14
"Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seats in the synagogues
and greetings in the marketplaces." ~ Luke 11:43
... If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat. ~ 2nd Thessalonians 3:10
Pompous fools are left with nothing.
... "The serpent deceived me, ..." ~ Genesis 3:12-13
... And I was afraid, and went and hid your talent in the ground.
Look, there you have what is yours.' ... ~ Matthew 25:24-27
... He shall not die for the iniquity of his father; ... ~ Ezekiel 18:14-17
Lifeís accountability is attributed to oneís own choices.
... perilous times will come: For men will be lovers of themselves, ...
~ 2nd Timothy 3:1-5
... walk according to the flesh in the lust of uncleanness and despise
authority. They are presumptuous, self-willed. ... ~ 2nd Peter 2:9-15
... if you bite and devour one another, beware lest you be consumed by one another!
~ Galatians 5:13-15
"... For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?
Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?" ~ Matthew 16:24-26
Self seeking can only lead to personal destruction and alienation.
... who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare,
and into many foolish and harmful lusts ... ~ 1st Timothy 6:9-10
... They all look to their own way, Every one for his own gain, ...
~ Isaiah 56:11
... put to death your members which are on the earth: fornication, uncleanness,
passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. ~ Colossians 3:5
... he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions. ~ Matthew 19:21-22
"... with their mouth they show much love, but their hearts
pursue their own gain." ~ Ezekiel 33:31
"... what is highly esteemed among men is an abomination in the sight of God."
~ Luke 16:15
"... not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall
we wear?' ... Father knows that you need all these things. ..." ~ Matthew 6:31-34
Disrespectful callous snobbish souls plague the social strength of a society.
... Let us not become conceited, provoking one another,
envying one another. ... ~ Galatians 5:22-26
... to everyone who is among you, not to think of himself
more highly than he ought to think, ... ~ Romans 12:3
... esteem others better than himself. Let each of you look out not only
for his own interests, but also for the interests of others. ~ Philippians 2:3-4
Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think of anything as being
from ourselves, but our sufficiency is from God, ... ~ 2nd Corinthians 3:5
"... indeed, the kingdom of God is within you." ~ Luke 17:20-21
God's Call to Salvation:
Come to God over self.
I would like to thank my brother in Christ, Matt Parker
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