Do Not Love the World

July 17, 2022 Pastor: John Fonville Series: Gospel Assurance in an Age of Rebellion

Topic: Last Judgment, Will of God, Worldly Desires, Assurance, 1 John Scripture: 1 John 2:15-17

Do Not Love the World

Text: 1 John 2:15-17

Summary: In 1 John 2:15-17, John gives two reasons why he exhorts his “little children” to not love the world.


I. Love for the world and the Father’s love are mutually exclusive. v. 15b-16

A. The desire of the flesh, v. 16b

B. The desire of the eyes, v. 16c

C. The pride in one’s possessions, v. 16d

II. The world and its sinful desires are passing away. v. 17

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