You Can’t Be Friends with God and Friends with the World

Daily "Words of Wisdom" from Apply Wisdom.com

Adulteresses, do ​YOU​ not know that the friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever, therefore, wants to be a friend of the world constitutes himself an enemy of God” (James 4:4).

Today’s scripture is very profound. Being friends with the world means being an enemy of God.  Wow.  We would never want to be an enemy of God. So what does this mean on a practical level?  It means that we should not treasure the things of this world like wealth, money, power, fame. We must treasure love, specifically love for  Yahweh God. We must love people and use things, not love things and use people.  What do you treasure? Value? Love? Seek?