Worldliness Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 62 Quotes About Worldliness

#1. Reporting was imitation life, imitation expertise, imitation worldliness, imitation intimacy; mastering a subject only to forget it, befriending people only to drop them. - Author: Jonathan Franzen
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#2. You and I have need of the strongest spell that can be found to wake us from the evil enchantment of worldliness. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#3. Worldliness is whatever makes sin look normal and righteousness look strange. - Author: Kevin DeYoung
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#4. We cannot keep our eyes focused on Jesus while our greed lusts for worldly security. We may go through the motions, but eventually the misplaced priority of worldliness will corrode the soul's joy. - Author: Tony Reinke
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#5. If you want the answer - ask the question. - Author: Lorii Myers
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#6. Being salt and light demands two things: we practice purity in the midst of a fallen world and yet we live in proximity to this fallen world. If you don't hold up both truth in tension, you invariably becomes useless and separated from the world God loves. - Author: David Kinnaman
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#7. ... mischief, ... arises not from our living in the world, but from the world living in us; occupying our hearts, and monopolizing our affections. - Author: Karen Swallow Prior
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#8. What we call worldliness simply consists of such people who, if one may so express it, pawn themselves to the world. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#9. If sound doctrine is given up, the real Gospel of redemption by the blood of the Son of God is denied, worldliness follows. - Author: Arno C. Gaebelein
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#10. Resist demonstrating that your worldliness was more fiction than fact," he whispered. "You, Lady Agatha, in the common parlance with which you are so fascinatingly familiar, 'ain't so tough. - Author: Connie Brockway
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#11. Worldliness is actually a spirit, an atmosphere, an influence permeating the whole of life and human society, and it needs to be guarded against constantly and strenuously. - Author: Billy Graham
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#12. It is the vile falsehood and miserable unreality of Christians, their faithlessness to their Master, their love of their own wretched sects, their worldliness and unchristianity, their talking and not doing, that has to answer, I suspect, for the greater part of our present atheism. - Author: George MacDonald
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#13. It is a wicked sophistry to justify the worldliness of the Church by the cross of Christ. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#14. How do we counter the trend of worldliness? We must saturate our minds, hearts, and souls with God's Word. The Bible says, "Train yourself to be godly" (1 Timothy 4:7). - Author: Billy Graham
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#15. How then can we deal with our tendency toward worldliness? It is *not* by determining that we will not be worldly, but by committing ourselves to becoming more godly. - Author: Jerry Bridges
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#16. The most dangerous thing in the world is the sin of self-reliance and the stupor of worldliness. - Author: John Piper
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#17. I learnt to identify the false love from true ones by their fruits, humbleness and how free they were from wordily desires. - Author: Santosh Avvannavar
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#18. When we don't preach the LORD, we preach the Devil, and when we preach worldliness, we preach the Devil - Author: Pope Francis
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#19. I find nothing in the Bible but holiness, and nothing in the world but worldliness. Therefore, if I live in the world, I will become worldly; on the other hand, if I live in the Bible, I will become holy. - Author: Smith Wigglesworth
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#20. Politics, or controversy, or party spirit, or worldliness, have eaten
out the heart of lively piety in too many of us. The subject of
personal godliness has fallen sadly into the background. - Author: J.C. Ryle
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#21. Whoever does not pray to God, prays to the devil. When one does not profess Jesus Christ, one professes the worldliness of the devil. - Author: Pope Francis
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#22. It costs something to be a true Christian. It will cost us our sins, our self-righteousn ess, our ease and our worldliness. - Author: J.C. Ryle
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#23. You cannot afford to confine your studies to the classroom. The universe and all of history is your classroom. - Author: Stella Adler
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#24. If you first fortify yourself with the true knowledge of the Universal Self, and then live in the midst of wealth and worldliness, surely they will in no way affect you. - Author: Ramakrishna
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#25. The unfortunate thing about worldliness is that its rewards are rather less than its appetites. - Author: Phyllis Bottome
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#26. To know that He has risen, and to have fellowship with Him as such - communing with the risen Saviour by possessing a risen life - seeing Him leave the tomb by leaving the tomb of worldliness ourselves, this is even still more precious. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#27. One Cardinal entered his cathedral for the first time at his funeral. - Author: Barbara W. Tuchman
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#28. I make the other's absence responsible for my worldliness. - Author: Roland Barthes
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#29. He that changes pride for worldliness, sensuality for Pharisaism, vanity in himself to the contempt of others, let him not think that he has mortified the sin that he seems to have left. He has changed his master, but is a servant still - Author: Anonymous
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#30. I like the things around me to be beautiful and slightly dreamy, with a feeling of worldliness. - Author: Alice Temperley
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#31. Peace between good and evil is an impossibility; the very pretence of it would, in fact, be the triumph of the powers of darkness. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#32. The earth is round for a reason. Your minimum effort starts you at the top of the world; your maximum effort keeps you there. - Author: Johnnie Dent Jr.
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#33. When the devil is called the god of this world, it is not because he made it, but because we serve him with our worldliness. - Author: Thomas Aquinas
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#34. Americans ought to be the best-traveled, most cosmopolitan people on earth, not only because experience of the world is desirable in its own right, but because as a people acquires a great concentration of power, worldliness becomes a moral imperative. - Author: Shana Alexander
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#35. There is no more mistaken path to happiness than worldliness, revelry, high life. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#36. A dim consciousness of infinite mystery and grandeur lies beneath all the commonplace of life . There is an awfulness and a majesty around us, in all our little worldliness . - Author: Albert Pike
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#37. Worldliness is not so much what we do, it's what we want to do. It's an issue of the heart. - Author: Britt Merrick
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#38. There is a danger that threatens everyone in the church, all of us. The danger of worldliness. It leads us to vanity, arrogance and pride. - Author: Pope Francis
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#39. We ask ourselves and each of us may wonder: Does the Lord feel truly at home in my life? Do we allow him to do a 'cleansing' in our hearts and to drive out the idols, those attitudes of greed, jealousy, worldliness, envy and hatred, that habit of gossiping and tearing down others? - Author: Pope Francis
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#40. I have not written my memoirs for those young people who can only save themselves from falling by spending their youth in ignorance, but for those whom experience of life has rendered proof against being seduced, whom living in the fire has transformed into salamanders. - Author: Giacomo Casanova
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#41. No one has rightly sought the truth who has not encountered at the end of this search - whether to accept or reject Him - our Lord, Jesus Christ, "the Way, the Truth, and the Life," Truth that stands against the world and is a reproach to all worldliness. - Eugene Rose - Author: Damascene Christensen
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#42. Buying, possessing, accumulating
this is not worldliness. But doing this in the love of it, with no love of God paramount
doing it so that thoughts of eternity and God are an intrusion
doing it so that one's spirit is secularized in the process; this is worldliness. - Author: Robert Herrick
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#43. It is vital to understand that however positive this worldly life, or even a small part of it, may appear to be, ultimately it will fail because absolutely nothing genuinely works in samsara. - Author: Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse
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#44. Bonhoeffer's emphasis on the deep this-worldliness of Christianity does not lead to de-escahtologizing the gospel. - Author: G. C. Berkouwer
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#45. The true man of God is heartsick, grieved at the worldliness of the Church, grieved at the toleration of sin in the Church, grieved at the prayerlessness in the Church. He is disturbed that the corporate prayer of the Church no longer pulls down the strongholds of the devil. - Author: Leonard Ravenhill
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#46. There must be room in our world for eccentricity, even if it offends the prudes, and room for the vague other-worldliness that often goes with genius. - Author: Boris Johnson
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#47. Worldliness is an inner attitude that puts self at the center of life instead of God. - Author: Billy Graham
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#48. Worldliness, which is a homicidal attitude. Spiritual worldliness kills! It kills the soul! It kills the person! It kills the Church! PART NINE - Author: Pope Francis
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#49. The essence of worldliness is exclusion of God. - Author: Henry Jacobsen
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#50. God's truth is too sacred to be expounded to superficial worldliness in its transient fit of earnestness. - Author: Frederick William Robertson
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#51. Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people. There is no more mistaken path to happiness than worldliness. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#52. The Way is not a religion: Christianity is the end of religion. 'Religion' means here the division between sacred and secular concerns, other-worldliness, man's reaching toward God in a way which projects his own thoughts. - Author: David Kirk
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#53. We have become so tolerant and accepting of the world's ways that it is hard for many in the church to notice the sin much less answer how it crept in. The church is to be in the world, but worldliness is not to infiltrate the church. - Author: Billy Graham
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#54. It will require more than a few hours of fasting and prayer to cast out such demons as selfishness, worldliness, and unbelief. Repentance, to be of any avail, must work a change of heart and of conduct. - Author: Theodore L. Cuyler
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#55. The Prophet said: Don't sit with every learned man. Sit with the learned man who calls towards five matters towards faith from doubt, sincerity from show, modesty from pride, love from enmity, and ascetism from worldliness. - Author: Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali
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#56. Truly the angels are come among us every day. Our difficulty is so often that in our vanity and worldliness we so utterly fail to recognise them for what they are. - Author: Joseph O'Connor
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#57. The world around us
conforms to expectations
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#58. Beware of worldliness - it can turn your heart away from God. - Author: Jim George
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#59. Spiritual worldliness kills! It kills the soul! It kills the Church! - Author: Pope Francis
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#60. Nothing exposes religion more to the reproach of its enemies than the worldliness and half-heartedness of the professors of it. - Author: Matthew Henry
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#61. I expect to die in bed, my successor will die in prison and his successor will die a martyr in the public square. His successor will pick up the shards of a ruined society and slowly help rebuild civilization, as the church has done so often in human history - Author: Francis George
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#62. The magnetic needle always points to the north, and hence it is that sailing vessel does not lose her direction. So long as the heart of man is directed towards God, he cannot be lost in the ocean of worldliness. - Author: Ramakrishna
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