Worldliness-Causes

Quotes for Topic: Worldliness-causes

1.
Unless there is within us, that which is above us, we will soon yield to what is around us.

Unless there is within us, that which is above us, we will soon yield to what is around us.


2.
When you become so blind that the maker of galaxies and ruler of nations and knower of all mysteries and lover of our souls becomes boring, then only one thing is left — the love of the world. For the heart is always restless. It must have its treasure: if not in heaven, then on the earth.

When you become so blind that the maker of galaxies and ruler of nations and knower of all mysteries and lover of our souls becomes boring, then only one thing is left -- the love of the world. For the heart is always restless. It must have its treasure: if not in heaven, then on the earth.

Reference:  Used by Permission, Sermon: Malachi 1:6-14, November 1, 1987, www.DesiringGod.org, Used by Permission.


Author: John Piper
3.
When our back is to the breathtaking beauty of God, we cast a shadow on the earth and fall in love with it.

When our back is to the breathtaking beauty of God, we cast a shadow on the earth and fall in love with it.      

Reference:  The Dangerous Duty of Delight, Copyright 2001, p. 9, John Piper. Used by permission. www.DesiringGod.org.


4.
It is a hard matter to enjoy the world without being entangled with the cares and pleasures of it.

It is a hard matter to enjoy the world without being entangled with the cares and pleasures of it.