New Living Translation
Do not love this world nor the things it offers you, for when you love the world, you do not have the love of the Father in you.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one love the world, the love of the Father is not in him;
World English Bible
Don't love the world, neither the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the Father's love isn't in him.
Young's Literal Translation
Love not ye the world, nor the things in the world; if any one doth love the world, the love of the Father is not in him,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:15 To you all, whether fathers, young men, or little children, I say, Love not the world - Pursue your victory by overcoming the world. If any man love the world - Seek happiness in visible things, he does not love God.
LibraryThe Witness of the Spirit
Discourse I "The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God." Rom. 8:16 1. How many vain men, not understanding what they spake, neither whereof they affirmed, have wrested this Scripture to the great loss if not the destruction of their souls! How many have mistaken the voice of their own imagination for this witness of the Spirit of God, and thence idly presumed they were the children of God while they were doing the works of the devil! These are truly and properly …
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions
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In Him: Like Him
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Next the devil took him to the peak of a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory.
Don't copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God's will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.
Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you.
You adulterers! Don't you realize that friendship with the world makes you an enemy of God? I say it again: If you want to be a friend of the world, you make yourself an enemy of God.
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