14 I write to you, dear children, because you know the Father. I write to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God lives in you, and you have overcome the evil one.

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      On Not Loving the World

      15 Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Fathera is not in them.

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        • f 2:15 - Or "world, the Father’s love"
          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.

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          17 The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.

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