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 of the world: for this they speak of the world, and the world hears them.
1 John 5:4
For everything begotten of God conquers the world: and this is the victory having conquered the world, our faith.
If ye were of the world, the world had loved its own: and because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
And be ye not conformed to this life, but be transformed by the renovation of your mind, for you to prove what the good, and the pleasing, and the perfected will of God.
For now do I persuade men, or God? or seek I to please men? for if I had yet pleased men, I should not have been the servant of Christ.
In which when ye walked according to the life of this world, according to the ruler of the power of the air, of the spirit now energetic in the sons of disobedience:
If therefore ye be risen with Christ, seek things above, where Christ is sitting on the right hand of God.
1 Timothy 6:10
For the root of all evils is the love of money: which some striving for, have been led astray from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many pains.
None can serve two lords: for either he will hate one and love the other; or hold firmly to one and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
No servant can serve two lords: for he will either hate one, and love the other; or he will hold firmly to one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
Adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is the enmity of God? whoever therefore would wish to be the friend of the world is set the enemy of God.
1 John 3:17
And whoever has the life of the world, and sees his brother having need, and should shut up his bowels from him, how remains the love of God in him?
All creeping birds going upon four, it is an abomination to you.
Treasure not up to you treasures upon earth, where moth and gnawing destroy, and thieves dig through and steal:
And other fell in thorns, and the thorns came up, and choked it, and it gave no fruit.
So then, every one of you, who renounces not all of his possessions, cannot be my disciple.