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Love Not the World: Winning the War Against Worldliness
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Love Not the World: Winning the War Against Worldliness


Bob Jones University Press 2012

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In Love Not the World, Randy Leedy consults Scripture to determine what it means to be in the world, but not of it.

In order to form a biblical definition of “the world,” Leedy examines the concept extensively in both the Old and New Testaments. He says that the source of the world’s power is its prince, the Devil, who strives not only to blind unbelievers, but also to seduce Christians with the delights of the world. Leedy shares Scripture that can help believers discern the world and its subversive influence. He includes charts to compare the elements of several passages at once. For issues that Scripture does not expressly address, Leedy shares the broader biblical principles governing the believer’s relationship to the world.

Spiritual leaders desiring to set a healthy example for their flocks will rejoice to have Love Not the World in their personal libraries.

In the Logos edition, this valuable volume is enhanced by amazing functionality. Scripture citations link directly to English translations, and important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Powerful searches by topic or Scripture help you find exactly what you’re looking for–like every mention of “the world.” With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Key Features

  • Explains the biblical concepts of the world and worldliness
  • Offers Scripture selections to help discern the world and its subversive influence
  • Emphasizes knowing God and making him known


  • Defining the World, Part 1: Old Testament Foundations
  • Defining the World, Part 2: New Testament Teaching
  • Discerning the World, Part 1: Matters Discussed Explicitly in Scripture
  • Discerning the World, Part 2: The Necessity of Applying Biblical Teaching to Matters Not Explicitly Mentioned
  • Discerning the World, Part 3: Guidelines for Applying Biblical Teaching on Worldliness
  • Defeating the World: Enablement for Overcoming

Product Details

  • Title: Love Not the World: Winning the War Against Worldliness
  • Author: Randy Leedy
  • Publisher: Bob Jones University Press
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Pages: 152

About Randy Leedy

Randy Leedy (PhD, Bob Jones University) is professor of New Testament at Bob Jones University Seminary.

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