Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
How is it possible for you to believe, while you receive glory from one another and have no desire for the glory that comes from the only God?
"If God were your Father," said Jesus, "you would love me; for it is from God that I came and I am now here. I have not come of myself, but *He* sent me.
He who hates me hates my Father also.
Abandonment to earthly things is a state of enmity to God. Such a mind does not submit to God's Law, and indeed cannot do so.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world, nor the things in the world. If any one loves the world, there is no love in his heart for the Father.
1 John 3:17
But if any one has this world's wealth and sees that his brother man is in need, and yet hardens his heart against him--how can such a one continue to love God?
1 John 4:20
If any one says that he loves God, while he hates his brother man, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother man whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.
of sin, because they do not believe in me;