35 Bible Verses about the World
For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age.
See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.
I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.
For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
God chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things—and the things that are not—to nullify the things that are, so that no one may boast before him.
How abundant are the good things
that you have stored up for those who fear you,
that you bestow in the sight of all,
on those who take refuge in you.
What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?
He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.”
The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.
For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.
For everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.
Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them.
Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise by the standards of this age, you should become “fools” so that you may become wise.
He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.
For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does.
This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.
What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul?
Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.
Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.
Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.
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