Should we be seeking to please the world, or should we not rather seek to please God?
“The whole world is under the rule of the Evil one.” 1 John 5:19
“Do not love the world or anything that belongs to the world. If you love the world, you do not love the Father.” 1 John 2:15
“To be the world’s friend means to be God’s enemy.” James 4:4
Jesus said. "The world will make you suffer. But be brave! I have defeated the world!" John 16:33
Satan is “the evil god of this world.” 2 Corinthians 4:4
“Keep oneself from being corrupted by the world.” James 1:27