Our western culture could be like this… Listen to this, you pleasure-loving kingdom, living at ease and feeling secure. You say, ‘I am the only one, and there is no other. [Isaiah 47:8NLT] Where self-focused complacency develops, a culture becomes conceited and wants everyone to emulate it. “Come down, virgin daughter of Babylon, and sit … More The end of pleasure?
When we think we have ‘the answer’ in a spiritual pathway, then we risk worldliness. Paul says, Brothers and sisters, I could not address you as people who live by the Spirit but as people who are still worldly—mere infants in Christ. … 3 You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not … More Worldly spirituality