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Scripture at Sunrise 8.20.2015

“Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” -1 John 2:15

Be thankful for the thorns and thistles, which keep you from being in love with this world, and becoming an idolater. -Charles H. Spurgeon via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 6.10.09

“Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” -1 John 2:15

“In the end, the sum of all beauty is Christ, and the sin of all worldliness is to diminish our capacity to see Him and be satisfied in Him and show Him compellingly to a perishing world.”  -John Piper

[excerpt from John Piper‘s forward to Worldliness: Resisting the Seduction of a Fallen World, edited by C.J. Mahaney, pg. 13; Crossway Books 2008]

Scripture at Sunrise 3.10.09

“Do not love the world or anything in the world.”  -1 John 2:15

An excerpt from CJ Mahaney’s book titled Worldliness:

Charles Spurgeon, writing 150 years ago, nevertheless speaks poignantly to the problem in the church today: “I believe,” he asserted, “that one reason why the church of God at this present moment has so little influence over the world is because the world has so much influence over the church…Worldliness is growing over the church; she is mossed with it.” 

[See full excerpt provided in the “Next” Webzine]