Soren Kierkegaard: “love of the world [is] hatred of God”   2 comments

This is from the blog Dover Beach:

“…it is presumptuous ridicule of God if someone thinks that only the person who desires great wealth chooses mammon. Alas, the person who insists on having a penny without God, wants to have a penny all for himself. He thereby chooses mammon. A penny is enough, the choice is made, he has chosen mammon; that it is little makes not the slightest difference. The love of God is hatred of the world and love of the world hatred of God.”

Soren Kierkegaard, Provocations

2 responses to “Soren Kierkegaard: “love of the world [is] hatred of God”

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  1. Amen brother. May the Lord loosen my grip on the things in this world and sharpen my focus on Jesus.

  2. Between T.S. Elliot and Kierkegaard, I have been greatly blessed.

    Safe travels and blessings to you
    BT

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