Like many politicians today, Pilate had a lot of worldly stature to lose.
The most important thing that evangelicals can do, according to Taylor, is to stay far away from worldly politics.
And while worldly success sometimes has a whiff of demonic patronage, identification is dangerous.
When he emerged from the Zen monastery on Mount Baldy, his enlightenment was followed with an all too worldly disaster.
She struggled with worldly woes, she vied with ever-greater risks in her work, but she trusted life: She lived in the attempt.
In worldly circumstances they are very comfortable, and they are very much respected.
If I have erred, 'tis to worldly wisdom only that I have erred.
But Adelle was no more religiously minded than her worldly little associates.
Then he licked his chops and looked in admiration on his worldly friend.
Then the woman, having arranged her worldly affairs, lay back ready, and Death struck.