Blessings on this day, this time we present a list of Bible Verses about the World. A series of verses that makes it clear that although the children of God are in the world but they are not of the world. It also opens us to the thought about who the world is according to the Bible, in order to have eternal life with our father.
Bible Verses About the World
1 John 2:15
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 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.
What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?
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 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.
2 Corinthians 10:3
For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does.
1 John 2:17
The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.
1 Timothy 6:7-8
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.
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.
1 John 2:16
For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.
He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.”
1 John 5:4
For everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.
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.
1 Corinthians 3:18
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.
1 John 3:1
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.
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?
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.”
1 Corinthians 1:28-29
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.
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.
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.
1 John 5:5
Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.
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.
2 Peter 1:4
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.
1 John 2:2
He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world.
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.
My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.
If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.
The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it,
the world, and all who live in it.
Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.
1 John 4:9
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.
Acknowledge and take to heart this day that the Lord is God in heaven above and on the earth below. There is no other.
1 John 4:4
You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all nations you will be my treasured possession. Although the whole earth is mine.
I will praise you, Lord, among the nations;
I will sing of you among the peoples.
2 Corinthians 5:19
That God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.
For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.
Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth.
God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.”
I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.
1 Timothy 3:16
Beyond all question, the mystery from which true godliness springs is great:
He appeared in the flesh,
was vindicated by the Spirit,
was seen by angels,
was preached among the nations,
was believed on in the world,
was taken up in glory.
I came from the Father and entered the world; now I am leaving the world and going back to the Father.
What are the things of the world according to the Bible?
The word of God says in 1 John 2:15: “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. As believers, it is necessary to know clearly what the world is in order for us to be kept from loving it and from being deceived and distracted by it.
When we are told that we should not love the world, the bible is referring to the world’s corrupt value system. Satan is the god of this world, and he has his own value system contrary to God (2 Corinthians 4: 4).
1 John 2:16 details exactly what Satan’s system promotes: the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life. Every sin imaginable can be summed up in these three evils; envy, adultery, pride, lies, selfishness, and many more emerge from those three roots.
As we can see «not be contaminated with the world», it is much deeper than what we create. With these verses you can preach a nice reflection.
We hope that each of these verses we understand what are the things of the world and the quotes that tell us about the path of life, as well as not to imitate what is found here. Without a doubt a challenge that we must meet!