Love Not the World
1 John 2:15-17 (1, 2, & 3 John series)
Pastor Ralph Ovadal
15 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.
16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
17 And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
1 John 2:15-17
7/7/2020 09:27:43 pm
Television and the watching of it is one of the biggest plagues in our day. The world has been so polluted with the filth of sin and a love of it through the programs on TV and movies. Worldly TV programs and movies do nothing but promote sin and the love of it. And were we to follow 9 out of 10 "Christians" back to their homes, we would find them entertaining themselves and their families with the garbage on cable programming. So we must be on guard against the temptation to love this wicked world through this alluring medium. We shouldn't even support the cable or satellite companies by subscribing to their service. May the love of the Father break through into our hearts, that His power, the power of His love will overcome the darkness. John says if we love this world, the love of God is not in us, because if we truly knew His love as it is in Jesus, we could not have an undisturbed love for this world that opposes Him.
Thank you for preaching the word of God and making it available here. May the Lord bless you Pastor Ovadal and your congregation and grant you continued steadfastness.
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