John MacArthur: Rejection of the World

The Devil, Satan, has designed a system that the Bible simply calls “the world” “Do not love the world, nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” – 1 John 2:15 Genuine believers love God and reject the world and all its philosophies. As the “god of this world” (2 Cor. 4:4), Satan has designed a system that the Bible simply calls “the world.”   ~ John MacArthur Possibly Related Posts (automatically generated)Compromise – John MacArthurExamine YourselfChurch is to be Separate from the ...

J.C. Ryle: There is a Devil

The Character and Intention of the Devil There is a devil! We have a mighty invisible enemy always near us–one who never slumbers and never sleeps–one who is about our path and about our bed, and spies out all our ways, and will never leave us until we die. He is a murderer! His great aim and object is, to ruin us forever and kill our souls. To destroy, to rob us of eternal life, to bring us down to the second death in hell, are the things for which he is unceasingly working. He ...