“Do not love this world nor the things it offers you, for when you love the world, you do not have the love of the Father in you. For the world offers only a craving for physical pleasure, a craving for everything we see, and pride in our achievements and possessions. These are not from the Father, but are from this world.”1 John 2:15-16 NLT
This world is not our home. Our home is heaven if we have placed our faith in Jesus Christ. If our faith is in Jesus then the pursuit of our lives is Jesus and His kingdom.
Everything this world offers and glorifies is contradictory to Jesus and His kingdom. The Lord has called us to come out of this wicked and perverse generation.
The more we pursue Christ the more our lives are transformed and changed. As we grow in Christ His love fills our hearts. But we cannot love Jesus and love this world at the same time. May we simply remove everything from our lives that would hinder our walk with Christ.