Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
And the world passes away, and the lust thereof: but he that does the will of God stays for ever.
My son, attend to my wisdom, and bow your ear to my understanding:
If the world hate you, you know that it hated me before it hated you.
In whom the god of this world has blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine to them.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
Rejoice, O young man, in your youth; and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth, and walk in the ways of your heart, and in the sight of your eyes: but know you, that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.
But whoever has this world's good, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwells the love of God in him?
I pray not that you should take them out of the world, but that you should keep them from the evil.
They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.