Joh_14:31 but he comes so that the world may learn that I love the Father and do exactly what my Father has commanded me. "Come now; let us leave.
Joh_15:19 If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you.
Eph_1:4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love
Jas_2:5 Listen, my dear brothers and sisters: Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom he promised those who love him?
1Jn_2:15 Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them.
1Jn_3:1 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.
1Jn_4:9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.
1Jn_4:17 This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment: In this world we are like Jesus.