Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.
If you belonged to the world, the world would love what was its own. But it is because you do not belong to the world, but I have selected you from the world, that the world hates you.
"Alas for you when everyone speaks well of you, for that is the way their forefathers treated the false prophets!
You renegades! Do you not know that the friendship of the world means enmity with God? So whoever wishes to be the world's friend declares himself God's enemy.
1 John 4:5
They are children of the world; that is why they speak as the world directs, and the world listens to them.
If the world hates you, remember that it hated me first.
I have given them your message, and the world has come to hate them, for they do not belong to the world any more than I belong to the world.
For to be physically minded means hostility to God, for it refuses to obey God's law, indeed it cannot obey it.
1 John 3:12
We must not be like Cain who was a child of the evil one, and butchered his brother. And why did he butcher him? Because his own actions were wicked and his brother's upright.
And the basis of the judgment is this, that the light has come into the world, and yet, because their actions were wicked, men have loved the darkness more than the light.
But the Master said to him, "You Pharisees clean the outside of cups and dishes, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness.
"We strictly forbade you," he said, "to teach on this authority, and here you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and propose to hold us responsible for this man's death!"
You stubborn people, with heathen hearts and ears, you are always opposing the holy Spirit, just as your forefathers did!
Have I turned into an enemy to you, by telling you the truth?
If anyone tries to hurt them fire comes out of their mouths and consumes their enemies; if anyone tries to hurt them, he will certainly be killed in that way.