Worldliness: Resisting the Seduction of a Fallen World

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C. J. Mahaney
Crossway, 2008 - Religion - 191 pages
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This resource uncovers the presence of worldliness and helps believers learn to relate to the world while resisting its influence in their lives.

People today are saturated in technology and prosperity. They are bombarded with endless luxuries: clothes to wear, cars to buy, vacations to take, entertainment to enjoy. Yet this world, which offers so many pleasures, is actively opposed to God and the truth of His Word. How, then, is the believer to relate to the world in which he or she lives?

Worldliness: Resisting the Seduction of a Fallen World uncovers the presence of worldliness—the cravings of sinful man, the lust of his eyes, and the boasting of what he has or does. Worldliness then reveals how Christians are to engage a fallen world and boldly preach the gospel, yet not be conformed and ultimately seduced by the system of this world.

As readers learn to identify the presence of worldliness in the areas of media, modesty, music, and material possessions, they can begin to resist its influence in their lives and instead pursue eternal godliness.

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User Review  - Bethany - Goodreads

As a general primer in the idea of living a Christian life without being focused on the trappings of the here-and-now, this book was okay. There were no really profound insights, but the book was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brenda Huntsman - Goodreads

Good one! I pick this book up again and again. Read full review

About the author (2008)

C. J. MAHANEY is the president of Sovereign Grace Ministries and serves on the Council of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, and on the boards of The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood and the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation. Mahaney is the author, editor, and co-editor of numerous books, including Sex, Romance, and the Glory of God.

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