1 John 2:14-17 NIV

14 I write to you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning.1 I write to you, young men, because you are strong,2 and the word of God3 lives in you,4 and you have overcome the evil one.5

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      Do Not Love the World

      15 Do not love the world or anything in the world.6 If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.7

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      16 For everything in the world--the cravings of sinful man,8 the lust of his eyes9 and the boasting of what he has and does--comes not from the Father but from the world.

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      17 The world and its desires pass away,10 but the man who does the will of God11 lives forever.

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