Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
1 John 4:5
They are children of the world; that is why they speak as the world directs, and the world listens to them.
1 John 5:4
for every child of God is victorious over the world. Our faith is the victory that has triumphed over the world.
If you belonged to the world, the world would love what was its own. But it is because you do not belong to the world, but I have selected you from the world, that the world hates you.
You must not adopt the customs of this world but by your new attitude of mind be transformed so that you can find out what God's will is??hat is good, pleasing, and perfect.
Is that appealing to men's weaknesses, or to God? Is that trying to suit men? If I were still doing that, I would be no slave of Christ.
in the midst of which you once lived under the control of the present age of the world, and the master-spirit of the air, who is still at work among the disobedient.
If, then, you have been raised to life with Christ, set your hearts on the things that are where Christ is, above, seated at God's right hand.
1 Timothy 6:10
For love of money is the root of all the evils, and in their eagerness to get rich, some men wander away from the faith and pierce themselves to the heart with many a pang.
No slave can belong to two masters, for he will either hate one and love the other, or stand by one and make light of the other. You cannot serve God and money.
No servant can belong to two masters, for he will either hate one and love the other, or he will stand by one and make light of the other. You cannot serve God and money!"
You renegades! Do you not know that the friendship of the world means enmity with God? So whoever wishes to be the world's friend declares himself God's enemy.
1 John 3:17
But if someone who is rich sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how can he have any love for God in his heart?
"Do not store up your riches on earth, where moths and rust destroy them, and where thieves break in and steal them,
Some of the seed fell among the thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it out, and it yielded no grain.
In just that way, no one of you who does not say goodbye to all he has can be a disciple of mine.