Worldliness Is Sin

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Is Worldliness a Sin or a Harmless Lifestyle? Worldliness is the act of doing anything that is popularly accepted by the people in the society. For example; cultural practices, parties, fashion and so on. The act of worldliness contradicts the act of godliness! A teacher asked a student, “Is the world round?” He answered, “No madam”. “Is it flat?” she asked. “No madam”, he replied. “Well, if it’s not round and it’s not flat, then what is it?” “It is crooked!” he explained. He got it right. The world we live in is crooked. The lesson you’ll read today focus more on the significance of worldliness and its effect in the lives of people. What are the Features of Worldliness? Worldliness is enticing, because every feature in it tends to be harmless, and the doers derive ‘enjoyment’ from such act. Some features of worldliness are referred to as works of the flesh in Galatian chapter 5 verse 19 to 21: “…adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, envy, murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Hmm! Some preachers deceived us that we are not under any law (law of Jesus), so we can moderately participate in worldliness. The early Christians in Ephesus were also deceived, but Paul advised them not to yield to such sweet

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