New Living Translation
And this world is fading away, along with everything that people crave. But anyone who does what pleases God will live forever.
King James Bible
And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
And the world is passing, and its lust, but he that does the will of God abides for eternity.
World English Bible
The world is passing away with its lusts, but he who does God's will remains forever.
Young's Literal Translation
and the world doth pass away, and the desire of it, and he who is doing the will of God, he doth remain -- to the age.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:17 The world passeth away, and the desire thereof - That is, all that can gratify those desires passeth away with it. But he that doeth the will of God - That loves God, not the world. Abideth - In the enjoyment of what he loves, for ever.
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Discourse I "The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God." Rom. 8:16 1. How many vain men, not understanding what they spake, neither whereof they affirmed, have wrested this Scripture to the great loss if not the destruction of their souls! How many have mistaken the voice of their own imagination for this witness of the Spirit of God, and thence idly presumed they were the children of God while they were doing the works of the devil! These are truly and properly …
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Anyone who does God's will is my brother and sister and mother."
1 Corinthians 7:31
Those who use the things of the world should not become attached to them. For this world as we know it will soon pass away.
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