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.

The love

General references

Bible References

Love not

1 John 4:5
They are of the world, therefore speak they as of the world, and the world heareth them.
1 John 5:4
Because every one that is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory which overcometh the world, our faith.
John 15:19
If ye were of the world, the world would love its own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have elected you out of the world, for this very cause the world hateth you.
Romans 12:2
And be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renovation of your mind, that you may prove by experience what is the will of God, that is good, acceptable, and perfect.
Galatians 1:10
For do I now use persuasions from men, or from God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
Ephesians 2:2
wherein in times past ye walked after the fashion of this world, after the prince of the power of the air, the spirit who now worketh with energy in the children of disobedience:
Colossians 3:1
IF ye then be risen with Christ, seek the things which are above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is the root of all evils, which some coveting, have wandered away from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.


Matthew 6:24
No man can serve two masters: for he will either hate the one, and love the other; or he will adhere to the one, and disregard the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
Luke 16:13
No domestic can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or he will cleave to the one, and neglect the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
James 4:4
Ye adulterers and adultresses, know ye not that friendship with the world is enmity against God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is set down an enemy to God.

The love

1 John 3:17
But whosoever hath worldly abundance, and seeth his brother under necessity, and shutteth his bowels of compassion against him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

General references

Matthew 6:19
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where the rust and canker spoil, and where thieves dig through and steal:
Mark 4:7
And some fell among thorns, and the thorns sprang up with it and choked it, and it produced no fruit.
Luke 14:33
So then, every one of you who will not part with all his possessions, cannot be my disciple.