The 96th day – The love of this world – Power, sex and money

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. — 1 John 2:15

I am more and more excited as it is getting nearer and nearer to the end of this 100 verse bible. Today is the 96th day, it means there are only four days left before I finish this Mission of mine.

Today we are on 1 John. The author of this book is same as the Gospel of John. “First John was written to dispel doubts and to build assurance by presenting a clear picture of Christ. Entering history, Jesus was and is God in the flesh and God in focus – seen, heard, and touched by the author of this letter, John the apostle. John walked and talked with Jesus, saw him heal, heard him teach, watch him die, met him arisen, and saw him ascend. John knew God, he has lived with him and had seen him work. And John enjoyed fellowship with the Father ad the Son all the days of his life.”

Love not the world? Neither the things that are in the world? Why?

First of all, what does the world has to offer? I assume three most significant things people love about this world are POWER, SEX AND MONEY.  If these things occupied our hearts, there is no space for the love of God which leads to eternal life. Imaging your heart is like a pie chart, if power takes 25%, Sex 30%, Money 35%, How much do you have left? 10%? How about other things? Is there even 1% left in your heart that is for God?

The things in this world are only temporary and easily destroyed. Yet what is unseen is eternal – Heaven and Hell. Will you choose the love of the father that leads to HEAVEN or the love of the world that leads to HELL?

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. — 2 Corinthians 4:18

But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. — Matthew 6:20

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