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 cause they speak of the world, and the world hears them.
1 John 5:4
because all that has been begotten of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that overcomes the world, our faith.
If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.
and he not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is the good and well-pleasing and perfect will of God.
For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I seeking to please men? If still I were pleasing men, I should not be Christ's servant.
in which ye once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the authority of the air, the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience;
If, therefore, ye were raised up with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.
1 Timothy 6:10
For the love of money is a root of all the evils; which some reaching after wandered away from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
"No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or he will hold to one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and Mammon.
No domestic can serve two lords; for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or he will hold to one, and despise the other: ye cannot serve God and mammon."
Adulteresses! know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? Whosoever, therefore, purposes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
1 John 3:17
But whosoever possesses the goods of the world, and beholds his brother having need, and shuts up his compassion from him, how does the love of God abide in him?
"Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through, and steal;
And other fell among the thorns; and the thorns sprang up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.
"So, therefore, every one of you who does not renounce all his own goods, cannot be My disciple.