Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
It is impossible for the world to hate you, but it does hate me for testifying that its ways are wrong.
I shall not talk much more with you, for the evil genius of the world is coming. He has nothing in common with me,
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.
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.
1 Corinthians 3:19
For this world's wisdom is foolishness to God. For the Scripture says, "He who catches the wise with their own cunning,"
2 Corinthians 4:4
In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep the light of the good news of the glorious Christ, the likeness of God, from dawning upon them.
2 Corinthians 6:14
Do not get into close and incongruous relations with unbelievers. What partnership can uprightness have with iniquity, or what can light have to do with darkness?
who to save us from the present wicked world gave himself for our sins at the will of our God and Father.
in the midst of which you once lived under the control of the present age of the world, and the master-spirit of the air, who is still at work among the disobedient.
So what I mean and insist upon in the Lord's name is this: You must no longer live like the heathen, with their frivolity of mind and darkened understanding.
A religious observance that is pure and stainless in the sight of God the Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their trouble, and keep one's self unstained by the world.
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 Peter 1:14
Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,
1 Peter 4:2
and no longer lives by what men desire, but for the rest of his earthly life by what God wills.
2 Peter 1:4
Thus he has given us his precious and splendid promises so that through them you may escape the corrupting influences that exist in the world through passion, and come to share in the divine nature.
2 Peter 2:20
For if after men have escaped the corrupting influences of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they again become entangled in them and are overcome by them, their final condition is worse than their former one.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or what is in the world. If anyone loves the world, there is no love for the Father in his heart,
1 John 3:13
You must not be surprised, brothers, if the world hates you!
1 John 4:4
You are children of God, dear children, and you have been victorious over these men, for he who is in our hearts is greater than he who is in the world.
1 John 5:19
We know that we are children of God, while the whole world is under the power of the evil one.
So the great dragon, the ancient serpent who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world, was hurled down to the earth, and his angels were hurled down with him.
All the inhabitants of the earth whose names have not from the foundation of the world been written in the slain Lamb's book of life, will worship it.
But clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about gratifying your physical cravings.
2 Corinthians 5:17
So if anyone is in union with Christ, he is a new being; the old state of things has passed away; there is a new state of things.
enlightening the eyes of your mind so that you may know what the hope is to which he calls you, and how gloriously rich his inheritance is among God's people,
You must lay aside with your former habits your old self which is going to ruin through its deceptive passions.
And it has brought you, who were once estranged from him, hostile in attitude and engaged in doing wrong (though now he has reconciled you
and have put on that new self newly made in the likeness of its Creator, to know him fully.
he saved us, not for any upright actions we had performed, but from his own mercy, through the bath of regeneration and renewal by the holy Spirit,
I appeal to you, therefore, brothers, by this mercy of God, to offer your bodies in a living sacrifice that will be holy and acceptable to God; that is your rational worship.
So the Law itself is holy, and each command is holy, just, and good.
But what the Spirit produces is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
for light leads to perfect goodness, uprightness, and truth;
Epaphras, one of your own number, a slave of Christ Jesus, wishes to be remembered to you. He is always standing up for you in his prayers that you may stand fast, like men of mature convictions, whatever God's will for you may be.
1 Thessalonians 4:3
It is God's will that you should be consecrated, that you abstain from immorality,
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is divinely inspired, and useful in teaching, in reproof, in correcting faults, and in training in uprightness,
But you are not to do so, but whoever is greatest among you must be like the youngest, and the leader like a servant.