16 »For God loved the world so much, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever has an active faith in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
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17 God gave these young people knowledge, understanding, and wisdom of all types of literature and learning. Daniel had understanding and wisdom in all visions and dreams. 18 When the appointed time for learning ended the chief officer brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar. 19 The king interviewed them and found out that none was found to be like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. Therefore they served the king. 20 The king found them ten times better than all the magicians and enchanters in his entire realm. This was in every matter of wisdom and understanding.
23 »Life is more than food and clothing.
15 Do not love the world or the things in the world. If any one loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 The entire world, the desire of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of material wealth, is not from the Father, but is from the world. 17 The world and its desires (lusts) are passing away; but he who does the will of God lives forever.
9 After this I saw a great crowd that no man could number. It was from all nations, and tribes, and people, and tongues. It stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes. They had palm branches in their hands.
19 For, though I am free from all persons, yet I have made myself a servant to all, that I might gain more. 20 To the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews. To those under the Law, as under the Law, that I might gain those under the Law. 21 To those without Law I became like those without Law that I might gain them. I am not without law to God, but under the law to (toward) (of) Christ. 22 To the weak I became as the weak, that I might gain the weak. I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some. 23 And this I do for the sake of the good news that I might be a partaker of it with others.
19 »If you were of the world, the world would love its own. I chose you out of the world. The world hates you because you are not of the world.
28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female, for you are all one (united) in Christ Jesus. (John 17:21) (Ephesians 4:4-6)
2 Do not be conformed to this world (religious, social, political, and economic arrangement). But be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Prove what is the good, acceptable, and perfect will of God.