40 Quotes About Worldliness

  • "Anxious care rests on a basis of heathen worldly-mindedness, and of heathen misunderstanding of the character of God."

    - Alexander MacLaren
    Topics: Anxiety, Worldliness


  • "A true revival means nothing less than a revolution, casting out the spirit of worldliness and selfishness, and making God and His love triumph in the heart and life."

    - Andrew Murray
    Topics: Revival, Worldliness


  • "To break altogether, and at every point, with the old environment, is a simple impossibility. So long as the regenerate man is kept in this world he must find the old environment at many points a severe temptation."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Worldliness


  • "To concentrate upon a few great correspondences, to oppose to the death the perpetual petty larceny of our life by trifles--these are the conditions for the highest and happiest life... The penalty of evading self-denial also is just that we get the lesser instead of the larger good. The punishment of sin is inseparably bound up with itself."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Worldliness


  • "If our principal treasure be as we profess, in things spiritual and heavenly, and woe unto us if it be not so! on them will our affections, and consequently our desires and thoughts, be principally fixed."

    - John Owen
    Topics: Worldliness


  • "How much of these destructive elements, esteemed by men, does the devil bring into the church, until all the high, unworldly and holy aims, and heavenly objects of the church are retired and forgotten?"

    - E.M. Bounds
    Topics: Apathy, Church, Worldliness


  • "Anxious care rests on a basis of heathen worldly-mindedness, and of heathen misunderstanding of the character of God."

    - Alexander MacLaren
    Topics: Anxiety, Worldliness


  • "Do not spoil your life at the outset with unworthy and impoverishing correspondences; and if it is growing truly rich and abundant, be very jealous of ever diluting its high eternal quality with anything of earth."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Worldliness


  • "May the things of this world so lose their power over us that we do not in the slightest wish to be "worldly"; nay, we even delight in not remaining "in the world.""

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Apathy, Worldliness


  • "The true man of God is heartsick, grieved at the worldliness of the Church, grieved at the toleration of sin in the Church, grieved at the prayerlessness in the Church. He is disturbed that the corporate prayer of the Church no longer pulls down the strongholds of the devil."

    - Leonard Ravenhill
    Topics: Worldliness, Grief, Tolerance


  • "Nothing exposes religion more to the reproach of its enemies than the worldliness and hard-heartedness of its professors."

    - Matthew Henry
    Topics: Worldliness, Enemies, Religion


  • "If you don't see the greatness of God then all the things that money can buy become very exciting. If you can't see the sun you will be impressed with a street light. If you've never felt thunder and lightning you'll be impressed with fireworks. And if you turn your back on the greatness and majesty of God you'll fall in love with a world of shadows and short-lived pleasures."

    - John Piper
    Topics: Worldliness


  • "The best means of resisting the devil is, to destroy whatever of the world remains in us, in order to raise for God, upon its ruins, a building all of love. Then shall we begin, in this fleeting life, to love God as we shall love him in eternity."

    - John Wesley
    Topics: Worldliness


  • "A true revival means nothing less than a revolution, casting out the spirit of worldliness and selfishness, and making God and His love triumph in the heart and life."

    - Andrew Murray
    Topics: Revival, Worldliness


  • "And as men's diversions increase from the world, so do their entanglements from Satan. When they have more to do in the world than they can well manage, they shall have more to do from Satan than they can well withstand."

    - John Owen
    Topics: Worldliness



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