6 Bible Verses about Being Of The World

James 4:4 ESV / 27 helpful votes

You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.

John 15:19 ESV / 23 helpful votes

If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.

2 Timothy 2:22 ESV / 18 helpful votes

So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

Philippians 2:21 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For they all seek their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 4:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For Demas, in love with this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

Psalm 88:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You have caused my beloved and my friend to shun me; my companions have become darkness.

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