'Worldly' in the Bible
The seed sown among thorns is the person who hears the word, but worldly cares and the seductiveness of wealth choke the word, so it produces nothing.
but worldly cares, the seductiveness of wealth, and the desire for other things come in and choke the word, and it produces nothing.
The master praised the dishonest servant manager for being so clever, because worldly people are more clever than enlightened people in dealing with their own.
And I tell you, make friends for yourselves by how you use worldly wealth, so that when it runs out you will be welcomed into the eternal homes.
If then you haven't been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will entrust you with the true riches?
“But be on guard, so that your hearts are not weighed down and depressed with the giddiness of debauchery and the nausea of self-indulgence and the worldly worries of life, and then that day [when the Messiah returns] will not come on you suddenly like a trap;
They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.
In view of this, I also do my best and strive always to have a clear conscience before God and before men.
As for brotherly love, be affectionate to one another; in matters of worldly honour, yield to one another.
Brothers, I couldn't talk to you as spiritual people but as worldly people, as mere infants in the Messiah.
That's because you are still worldly. As long as there is jealousy and quarreling among you, you are worldly and living by human standards, aren't you?
Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool [discarding his worldly pretensions and acknowledging his lack of wisdom], so that he may become [truly] wise.
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 the married man is concerned about worldly things, how he may please his wife,
Am I making use of merely worldly illustrations? Does not the Law speak in the same tone?
For the reason for our boasting is this--the testimony of our own conscience that it was in holiness and with pure motives before God, and in reliance not on worldly wisdom but on the gracious help of God, that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and above all in our relations with you.
So then, was I indecisive or capricious when I was [originally] planning this? Or the things I plan, do I plan in a self-serving way like a worldly man, ready to say, “Yes, yes” and “No, no” [at the same time]?
For godly grief produces a repentance not to be regretted and leading to salvation, but worldly grief produces death.
I ask that when I do come I will not be driven to the boldness that I intend to show toward those few who regard us as if we walked according to the flesh [like men without the Spirit].
For, though we are still living in the world, it is no worldly warfare that we are waging.
Since many boast [of worldly things and brag] about human accomplishments, I will boast too.
in which you previously walked according to the ways of this world, according to the ruler who exercises authority over the lower heavens, the spirit now working in the disobedient.
Their destiny is destruction, their god is their belly, and their glory is in their shame. Their minds are set on worldly things.
Therefore, put to death what belongs to your worldly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.
knowing this, that the law [is] not given for a righteous [person] but for the lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and totally worldly, for the one who kills his father and the one who kills his mother, for murderers,
But have nothing to do with worldly fables fit only for old women. On the other hand, discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness;
O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding worldly and empty chatter and the opposing arguments of what is falsely called “knowledge”—
But avoid worldly and empty chatter, for it will lead to further ungodliness,
Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary.
[that] no one [be] a sexually immoral or totally worldly [person] like Esau, who for one meal traded his own birthright.
That kind of wisdom does not come from above. No, it is worldly, self-centered, and demonic.
Through these things he has bestowed on us his precious and most magnificent promises, so that by means of what was promised you may become partakers of the divine nature, after escaping the worldly corruption that is produced by evil desire.
For everything that is in the world the desire for fleshly gratification, the desire for possessions, and worldly arrogance is not from the Father but is from the world.
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