40 Quotes About Worldliness

  • "If Christ were always in the heart, we should not let the sand of the wilderness in, not that we should never have any, but if we have the oil of His presence, the sand cannot stick and clog our feet."

    - G.V. Wigram
    Topics: Worldliness


  • "The dangers of apparent self-sufficiency explain why Our Lord regards the vices of the feckless and dissipated so much more leniently than the vices that lead to worldly success."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Hypocrisy, Worldliness


  • "It is impossible for any Christian who spends the bulk of his evenings, month after month, week upon week, day in and day out watching the major TV networks or contemporary videos to have a Christian mind. This is always true of all Christians in every situation! A Biblical mental program cannot coexist with worldly programming."

    - R. Kent Hughes
    Topics: Idleness, Worldliness


  • "If, after having renounced all, we do not watch incessantly, and beseech God to accompany our vigilance with his, we shall be again entangled and overcome."

    - John Wesley
    Topics: Worldliness


  • "Our wishes are the true touchstone of our estate; such as we wish to be we are. Worldly hearts affect earthly things; spiritual, divine. We cannot better know what we are than by what we would be."

    - Joseph Hall
    Topics: Life, Worldliness


  • "The joy of Christ and the joy of the world cannot consist together. A heart delighted with worldly joy cannot feel the consolations of the Spirit; the one of these destroys the other: but in sanctified trouble, the comforts of God's word are felt and perceived in a most sensible manner."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Joy, Worldliness


  • "Be careful, dear friends, that you do not misrepresent God yourselves. You who murmur; you who say that God deals hardly with you, you give God an ill character; when you look so melancholy, worldlings say, "The religion of Jesus is intolerable;" and so you stain the honor of God."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Bitterness, Worldliness


  • "Christianity teacheth me that what I charitably give alive, I carry with me dead; and experience teacheth me that what I leave behind, I lose. I will carry that treasure with me by giving it, which the worldling loseth by keeping it; so, while his corpse shall carry nothing but a winding cloth to his grave, I shall be richer under the earth than I was above it."

    - Joseph Hall
    Topics: Charity, 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


  • "The joy of Christ and the joy of the world cannot consist together. A heart delighted with worldly joy cannot feel the consolations of the Spirit; the one of these destroys the other: but in sanctified trouble, the comforts of God's word are felt and perceived in a most sensible manner."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Joy, Worldliness


  • "For the multitude of worldly friends profiteth not, nor may strong helpers anything avail, nor wise counselors give profitable counsel, nor the cunning of doctors give consolation, nor riches deliver in time of need, nor a secret place to defend, if Thou, Lord, do not assist, help, comfort, counsel, inform, and defend."

    - Thomas a Kempis
    Topics: Grace, Comfort, Worldliness


  • "Every Christian ought to vote in every election on every issue! Don't leave it to the worldly crowd. Vote without fail!"

    - Shelton Smith
    Topics: Politics, Worldliness


  • "Wherever the flesh appears, there is something that Satan can touch, and unless we judge ourselves, can turn to grief of heart in us and dishonor to God."

    - G.V. Wigram
    Topics: Worldliness


  • "When we feel the need of a power by which to overcome the world, how often do we not seek to generate it within ourselves by some forced process, some fresh girding of the will, some strained activity which only leaves the soul in further exhaustion?"

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Worldliness


  • "There is a common, worldly kind of Christianity in this day, which many have, and think they have enough - a cheap Christianity which offends nobody, and requires no sacrifice - which costs nothing, and is worth nothing."

    - J. C. Ryle
    Topics: Worldliness



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