The Formerly Splendid

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Never give your hearts to this world or to any of the things in it. A man cannot love the Father and love the world at the same time. For the whole world-system, based as it is on men’s primitive desires, their greedy ambitions and the glamour of all that they think splendid, is not derived from the Father at all, but from the world itself. The world and all its passionate desires will one day disappear. But the man who is following God’s will is part of the permanent and cannot die. (1 John 2:15-17)

2 thoughts on “The Formerly Splendid

  1. Lois Martin

    What an appropriate passage and photo for this time between the glorious displays of autumn and the crystalline beauty of winter! I like the phrasing used in the verses.

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