We’re not of this world, a friend encourages me.
“Now I am no longer in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to You.” Jesus prays in the garden, verse 11
“I have given them Your word; and the world has hated them because they are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.” verse 14
“They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.” verse 16
James 4:4 “Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.”
Romans 12:2 “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”