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21 Bible Verses about Worldliness

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1 John 2:15-16

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. For the things in the world--the cravings of the earthly nature, the cravings of the eyes, the show and pride of life--they all come, not from the Father, but from the world.

Revelation 22:2

On either side of the river, midway between it and the main street of the city, was the Tree of Life. It produced twelve kinds of fruit, yielding a fresh crop month by month, and the leaves of the tree served as medicine for the nations.

John 8:23

"You," He continued, "are from below, I am from above: you are of this present world, I am not of this present world.

Luke 4:5-8

The Devil next led Him up and caused Him to see at a glance all the kingdoms of the world. And the Devil said to Him, "To you will I give all this authority and this splendour; for it has been handed over to me, and on whomsoever I will I bestow it. If therefore you do homage to me, it shall all be yours.'read more.
Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'To the Lord thy God thou shalt do homage, and to Him alone shalt thou render worship.'"

John 18:36

"My kingdom," replied Jesus, "does not belong to this world. If my kingdom did belong to this world, my subjects would have resolutely fought to save me from being delivered up to the Jews. But, as a matter of fact, my kingdom has not this origin."

2 Corinthians 6:17

Therefore, "'Come out from among them and separate yourselves,' says the Lord, 'and touch nothing impure; and I will receive you, and will be a Father to you,

1 Thessalonians 4:3-5

For this is God's will--your purity of life, that you abstain from fornication; that each man among you shall know how to procure a wife who shall be his own in purity and honour; that you be not overmastered by lustful cravings, like the Gentiles who have no knowledge of God;

1 Peter 1:14-16

And, since you delight in obedience, do not shape your lives by the cravings which used to dominate you in the time of your ignorance, but--in imitation of the holy One who has called you--you also must be holy in all your habits of life. Because it stands written, "You are to be holy, because I am holy."

1 Peter 4:3-4

For you have given time enough in the past to the doing of the things which the Gentiles delight in-- pursuing, as you did, a course of habitual licence, debauchery, hard drinking, noisy revelry, drunkenness and unholy image-worship. At this they are astonished--that you do not run into the same excess of profligacy as they do; and they speak abusively of you.

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spiritual Loss » Causes of » Worldliness

Profit and loss » Spiritual loss causes of » Worldliness

Repression of evil » Seven evils to be repressed » Worldliness

Seven » Evils to be repressed » Worldliness

Worldliness » Warnings against

Worldliness » Seen in the tendency to imitate worldly customs, etc » Unprofitable

Worldliness » Instances of » balaam

Jude 1:11

Alas for them; for they have followed in the steps of Cain; for the sake of gain they have rushed on headlong in the evil ways of Balaam; and have perished in rebellion like that of Korah!

Worldliness » Instances of » jacob

Worldliness » Instances of » israelites

Worldliness » Perilous, some of the evil effects of » Leads to religious apostasy

James 5:5

Here on earth you have lived self-indulgent and profligate lives. You have stupefied yourselves with gross feeding; but a day of slaughter has come.

Worldliness » Instances of » Esau

Hebrews 12:16

lest there be a fornicator, or an ungodly person like Esau, who, in return for a single meal, parted with the birthright which belonged to him.

Worldliness » Perilous, some of the evil effects of » Makes earthly affections supreme

1 Corinthians 7:32-33

And I would have you free from worldly anxiety. An unmarried man concerns himself with the Lord's business--how he shall please the Lord; but a married man concerns himself with the business of the world--how he shall please his wife.

Worldliness » Seen in the tendency to imitate worldly customs, etc » In false worship

Worldliness » Seen in the tendency to imitate worldly customs, etc » In bad governmental policies

Worldliness » Perilous, some of the evil effects of » Deludes men into a state of false security

Matthew 24:38-39

At that time, before the Deluge, men were busy eating and drinking, taking wives or giving them, up to the very day when Noah entered the Ark, nor did they realise any danger till the Deluge came and swept them all away; so will it be at the Coming of the Son of Man.

Worldliness » Seen in the tendency to imitate worldly customs, etc » In following a bad example

Matthew 23:2-3

"The Scribes," He said, "and the Pharisees sit in the chair of Moses. Therefore do and observe everything that they command you; but do not imitate their lives, for though they tell others what to do, they do not do it themselves.

Worldliness » Seen in the tendency to imitate worldly customs, etc » In heathenish practices

Worldliness » Perilous, some of the evil effects of » Moulds the activities and plans of life

Worldliness » Perilous, some of the evil effects of » Destroys the influence of the truth

Worldliness » Seen in the tendency to imitate worldly customs, etc » In committing popular sins

Worldliness » Instances of » Eli's sons

Worldliness » Instances of » Gehazi

Worldliness » Instances of » Judah

Worldliness » Instances of » Herod antipas

Matthew 14:6-7

But when Herod's birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before all the company, and so pleased Herod that with an oath he promised to give her whatever she asked.

Worldliness » Instances of » Cretans

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45;12;2

And do not follow the customs of the present age, but be transformed by the entire renewal of your minds, so that you may learn by experience what God's will is--that will which is good and beautiful and perfect.