40 Quotes About Worldliness

  • "Worldly pleasures, such as flow from greatness, riches, honors, and sensual gratifications, are infinitely worse than none."

    - David Brainerd
    Topics: Success, Worldliness

  • "The social gospelers are so obsessed with this-worldliness that other-worldliness (is) laughed at, and next-worldliness is rated low. It is as though it were sinful to talk about heaven on earth. Thank God, there is still a band of us pilgrims who have gotten out, who are going on, and who are happy to be getting home."

    - Vance Havner
    Topics: Heaven, Worldliness

  • "It is not this earth, nor the men who inhabit it, nor the sphere of our legitimate activity, that we may not love; but the way in which the love is given, which constitutes worldliness."

    - Frederick W. Robertson
    Topics: Love, Worldliness

  • "I used to try to reconcile creature comforts and spiritual consolations. We cannot hold the world in one hand and Christ in the other. We cannot serve God and mammon."

    - William Tiptaft
    Topics: Worldliness

  • "Death is not more certainly a separation of our souls from our bodies than the Christian life is a separation of our souls from worldly tempers, vain indulgences, and unnecessary cares."

    - William Law
    Topics: Death, Worldliness

  • "Christianity removes the attraction of the earth; and this is one way in which it diminishes men's burden. It makes them citizens of another world."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Christianity, Worldliness

  • "We all profess that we are bound for heaven, immortality, and glory: but is it any evidence that we really design it if all our thoughts are consumed about the trifles of this world, which we must leave behind us, and have only occasional thoughts of things above?"

    - John Owen
    Topics: Heaven, Worldliness

  • "As believers, we are cut off from all thought of futures, from making plans in connection with this world. I shall not be ready for Christ to come if I am settled down in Sodom and trying to heap up its dross. Whatever duty the Lord has meant us to be doing, each one should be found at when He comes."

    - G.V. Wigram
    Topics: Worldliness

  • "You and I have need of the strongest spell that can be found to wake us from the evil enchantment of worldliness."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Holiness, Repentance, Worldliness

  • "A photograph prints from the negative only while exposed to the sun. While the artist is looking to see how it is getting on he simply stops the getting on. Whatever of wise supervision the soul may need, it is certain it can never be over-exposed, or that, being exposed, anything else in the world can improve the result or quicken it."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Worldliness

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