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Selfishness Bible Verses

Below are Bible Verses on the Selfishness topic, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

Selfishness Bible Verses

Genesis 12:2 

I will make you into a great nation. I will bless you
and make you famous, and you will
be a blessing to others.

Proverbs 28:27 
Whoever gives to the poor will
lack nothing,
    but those who close their eyes to
poverty will be cursed.

Mark 8:34 
Then, calling the crowd to join his disciples, he
said, “If any of you wants to be my follower,
you must give up your own way, take up
your cross, and follow me.

Romans 12:10 
Love each other with genuine affection,
and take delight in honoring each other.

Romans 15:2 
We should help others do what is right
and build them up in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 9:19 
 Even though I am a free man with no master,
I have become a slave to all

people to bring many to Christ.

1 Corinthians 10:24 
Don’t be concerned for your own good
but for the good of others.

1 Corinthians 10:33 
I, too, try to please everyone in everything I do.
I don’t just do what is best for me; I
do what is best for others so that many may be saved.

2 Corinthians 5:15 
He died for everyone so that those who
receive his new life will no

longer live for themselves.
Instead, they will live for Christ, who
died and was raised for them.

Galatians 6:2 
Share each other’s burdens, and
in this way obey the law of Christ.

Philippians 2:3-4 
Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others.
Be humble, thinking of others as

better than yourselves. 
Don’t look out only for your own interests,
but take an interest in others, too.

1 Timothy 5:6 
But the widow who lives only for pleasure
is spiritually dead even while she lives.

1 John 3:17-18 
If someone has enough money to live well
and sees a brother or sister in need
but shows no compassion—how
can God’s love be in that person?