Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.
And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.
And he said unto them, You are from beneath; I am from above: you are of this world; I am not of this world.
If you were of the world, the world would love its own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.
I have given them your word; and the world has hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
1 John 4:4
You are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
For when he dies he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.
Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
But Abraham said, Son, remember that you in your lifetime received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and you are tormented.
You have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; you have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.
The tents of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God brings abundantly.
Why do the wicked live, become old, yea, are mighty in power?
Yet he filled their houses with good things: but the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hid treasures;
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; which when a man has found, he hides, and for joy thereof goes and sells all that he has, and buys that field.
All winged insects that creep, going upon all fours, shall be an abomination unto you.
That they may know that this is your hand; that you, LORD, have done it.
And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I store all my crops and my goods.