You cannot serve God and the world or money. One will become the first leader while the other falls by the wayside.
Jesus was rejected, but he becomes the "chief corner stone" of heaven and the Kingdom of God.
Our passage in 2 Peter speaks to those who do not believe in God and mock Him. Especially, 2 Peter 3:4.
I wrote a sermon on John 1;1-1:3 once. Heady stuff. I confused my preaching class and was warned to stay away from the heady by my Prof.