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Scripture: Human Opinion Worthless

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Quotations on How Man’s Opinion Is Worthless


OLD TESTAMENT QUOTATIONS

“But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.”–I Samuel 16:7

“Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, even a marvellous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.”–Isaiah 29:14


NEW TESTAMENT QUOTATIONS

“But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.”–Matthew 16:23

“But when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men.”–Mark 8:33

“And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.”–Luke 16:15

“I receive not honour from men.”–John 5:41

“How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only?”–John 5:44

“For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.”–John 12:43

“If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.”–John 15:19

“For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.”–I Corinthians 1:19

“Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?”–I Corinthians 1:20

“Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:”–I Corinthians 2:6

“Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.”–I Corinthians 3:18

“For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.”–I Corinthians 3:19

“And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.”–I Corinthians 3:20

“For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.”–II Corinthians 10:12

“For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.”–Galatians 1:10


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