1 John 2:15 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.
John Henry Jowett:
“No man can love two opposites any more than he can walk in contrary directions at the same time.
No man can at once be mean and magnanimous, chivalrous and selfish.
We cannot at the same moment dress appropriately for the arctic regions and the tropics.
And we cannot wear the habits of the world and the garments of salvation.
When we try to do it the result is a wretched and miserable compromise. …
So I must make my choice.
Shall I travel north or south?
Which of the two opposites shall I love — God or the world?
Whichever love I choose will drive out and quench the other.
And thus if I choose the love of God it will destroy every worldly passion, and the river of my affections and desires will be like ‘the river of water of life, clear as crystal.'”
John 7:37-39 In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: …
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