FOR FURTHER REFERENCES - A COMPLETE LISTING OF “SYSTEM OF THINGS” PASSAGES
From men, by your hand, O God, From men of this system of things, whose share is in this life, and whose belly you fill with your concealed treasure, Who are satisfied with sons and who do lay up for their children what they leave over.
Hear this, all you peoples. Give ear, all you inhabitants of the system of things,
And it came to be pretty in its greatness, in the length of its foliage, for its root system proved to be over many waters.
For example, whoever speaks a word against the Son of man, it will be forgiven him; but whoever speaks against the holy spirit, it will not be forgiven him, no, not in this system of things nor in that to come.
As for the one sown among the thorns, this is the one hearing the word, but the anxiety of this system of things and the deceptive power of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.
. . and the enemy that sowed them is the Devil. The harvest is a conclusion of a system of things, and the reapers are angels.
Therefore, just as the weeds are collected and burned with fire, so it will be in the conclusion of the system of things.
That is how it will be in the conclusion of the system of things: the angels will go out and separate the wicked from among the righteous
While he was sitting upon the Mount of Olives, the disciples approached him privately, saying: "Tell us, When will these things be, and what will be the sign of your presence and of the conclusion of the system of things?"
teaching them to observe all the things I have commanded you.
And, look! I am with you all the days until the conclusion of the system of things."
. . but the anxieties of this system of things and the deceptive power of riches and the desires for the rest of the things make inroads and choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
. . who will not get a hundredfold now in this period of time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and fields, with persecutions, and in the coming system of things everlasting life.
And his master commended the steward, though unrighteous, because he acted with practical wisdom; for the sons of this system of things are wiser in a practical way toward their own generation than the sons of the light are.
. . who will not in any way get many times more in this period of time, and in the coming system of things everlasting life."
Jesus said to them: "The children of this system of things marry and are given in marriage,
. . but those who have been counted worthy of gaining that system of things and the resurrection from the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage.
And quit being fashioned after this system of things, but be transformed by making your mind over, that you may prove to yourselves the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
Where is the wise man? Where the scribe? Where the debater of this system of things? Did not God make the wisdom of the world foolish?
Now we speak wisdom among those who are mature, but not the wisdom of this system of things nor that of the rulers of this system of things, who are to come to nothing.
This wisdom not one of the rulers of this system of things came to know, for if they had known it they would not have impaled the glorious Lord.
Let no one be seducing himself: If anyone among you thinks he is wise in this system of things, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.
. . among whom the god of this system of things has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, that the illumination of the glorious good news about the Christ, who is the image of God, might not shine through.
He gave himself for our sins that he might deliver us from the present wicked system of things according to the will of our God and Father,
. . far above every government and authority and power and lordship and every name named, not only in this system of things, but also in that to come.
. . in which you at one time walked according to the system of things of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit that now operates in the sons of disobedience.
Give orders to those who are rich in the present system of things not to be highminded, and to rest their hope, not on uncertain riches, but on God, who furnishes us all things richly for our enjoyment;
For Demas has forsaken me because he loved the present system of things, and he has gone to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
instructing us to repudiate ungodliness and worldly desires and to live with soundness of mind and righteousness and godly devotion amid this present system of things,
. . and who have tasted the fine word of God and powers of the coming system of things,
NOTE: Also see . . "TREE CUT DOWN"
This page also demonstrates that the prophets wrote in order to undermine the system they hated.