Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

Love not

1 John 4:5
They are of the world; therefore, they speak of the world, and the world hears them.
1 John 5:4
For whatsoever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that overcomes the world, even 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 chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
Romans 12:2
And be not conformed to this age, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your soul that ye may experience what is that good and well pleasing and perfect will of God.
Galatians 1:10
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 slave of Christ.
Ephesians 2:2
in which in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the will of the prince of the power of this air, the spirit that now works in the sons of disobedience,
Colossians 3:1
If ye then are risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where the Christ sits at the right hand of God.
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is the root of all evil, which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

If

Matthew 6:24
No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other or else he will hold to the one and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and riches.
Luke 16:13
No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will hold to the one and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
James 4:4
Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? Whosoever therefore that desires to be a friend of the world, makes himself the enemy of God.

The love

1 John 3:17
But whosoever has this world's goods and sees his brother have need and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him, how does the charity of God abide in him?

General references

Leviticus 11:20
Every flying insect that creeps, going upon all four, shall be an abomination unto you.
Matthew 6:19
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal;
Mark 4:7
And some fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.
Luke 14:33
So likewise, any one of you that does not forsake all that he has cannot be my disciple.