Quote by Gospel of Mark: “For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gai...”
What Shall it Profit a Man to Gain the Whole World?
Christians of the western churches celebrated Easter five weeks ago. At midnight tonight Orthodox Christians light candles around the world to celebrate the resurrection of Christ. And most of the rest of the world will go on with business as usual. For those of us who are Christian it is important to stop and reflect on what being Christian really means. Today two billion people classify themselves as Christians but do most of us really dedicate ourselves to living Christian lives? The answer is clearly no.
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Psalm For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him. Psalm Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction…. Job Can a man be profitable unto God, as he that is wise may be profitable unto himself? Malachi Ye have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked mournfully before the LORD of hosts? Romans What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? New International Version What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?
Matthew King James Version (KJV). 26 For what .. 36 For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? King James .
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Share This Verse:. King James Bible Online. Mark Mark Context 33 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. Other Translations Click here to view. For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gaine the whole world, and lose his owne soule? Bible commentary Click here to view.
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