quotes tagged with 'worldliness'

I wish to say to you, and you may read it in the Bible if you wish, that he who has the love of the world within him hath not the love of the Father. They who love the things of this world are destitute of the love of the Gospel of the Son of God. This is my Scripture: They who long and lust after the fashions of the world are destitute of the Spirit of God. Every person of experience will testify that this is the truth.
Author: Brigham Young, Source: http://journalofdiscourses.org/Vol_14/JD14-015.htmlSaved by cboyack in spirit trend popularity clothing fashion worldliness 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
It is not the things of this world that either occupy the soul or cause it harm, since they enter it not, but rather the will and desire for them.
Author: John of the Cross, Source: The Ascent of Mount Carmel, trans. E. Peers (Garden City, NY: Image Books, 1958), p. 110Saved by elb1179 in desire worldliness idolatry 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Prosperity knits a man to the World. He feels that he is 'finding his place in it', while really it is finding its place in him.
Author: C. S. Lewis, Source: The Screwtape LettersSaved by richardkmiller in prosperity riches worldliness 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man.
Author: C. S. Lewis, Source: Mere Christianity, p. 109Saved by Doc in pride competition possessions worldliness 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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