Worldliness See also Money; Pride; Riches; Vain, Vanity Unrighteous desires and efforts for temporal riches and material goods while forsaking spiritual things. For what is a man profited if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul, Matt. 16:26. They set their hearts upon the vain things of the world, Alma 4:8 (Alma 31:27). Lay aside the things of this world, D&C 25:10. Men’s hearts are set so much upon the things of this world, D&C 121:35.