It was(is)our nature in the sin of the natural man(crucified with Christ))who bears the image of the earthly of to destroy and waste. But there is a call as one has borne the image of the earthly; it is possible as a work of God (His handiwork) to be crucified and risen unto New Life, borne of the image of the heavenly and of His nature. His Word says all have borne the earthly image...all no exceptions. but to bear the heavenly one must be born anew of God from above.
In saying “For God so loved the World that He sent His only begotten Son” ...there is no contradiction then in Jesus Christ saying to be His disciple one must HATE the world and even their own life and pick up their cross and follow Him out of death and into resurrection Life. One must HATE the world of iniquity and corruption and sin and death. Nor is there any contraction in he who is a friend of the world is an enemy of God ...when the World God so loved that He sent His only begotten Son ...is the World without end, unmovable and unshakeable forever created to stand in Christ. Ephesians 1:3-6 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:  According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:  Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,  To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.
It was that world without end created in the Son; God so loved and sent His only begotten INTO... manifested...in a world of iniquity, Yet without sin. God did not “so love a world of iniquity that He sent His only begotten Son into a world of iniquity” but was made manifest that He might make His power known. James 3:6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
 And I will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; and I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.
Instead God looking unto the ends of the earth saw a World without end created in the Son and is long suffering towards Ephesians 1:5-6 Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,  To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.
 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:
...after the counsel of his own will.
Not man’s will.
Isaiah 45:17-18 But Israel shall be saved in the Lord with an everlasting salvation: ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded world without end.  For thus saith the Lord that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he hath established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I am the Lord ; and there is none else.
 Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.
It is this world without end created in the Son; God so loved that God sent His only begotten Son...having no pleasure in death but long suffering is God that none should perish but should have everlasting life. God never so loved darkness that He sent His only begotten Son into darkness but God loved Light and sent His light into the world that men might know the Light, Him, and the world to come created in God...but men loved darkness and were afraid to come to the light that their deeds might be made known.
 For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost,  And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come,
“...have tasted the good word of God and the powers of the world to come” that world to come —world without end—being the world God so loved that He sent his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh. Romans 8:3-4 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:  That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
Not after flesh and a world of iniquity and corruption and wrath but after the Spirit and mercy and the power of the world to come; world without end. Ezekiel 21:26-27 Thus saith the Lord God ; Remove the diadem, and take off the crown: this shall not be the same: exalt him that is low, and abase him that is high.  I will overturn, overturn, overturn, it: and it shall be no more, until he come whose right it is; and I will give it him.
In keeping with His Character of 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,  Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;  Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;  Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
At His creation (man and woman) heeding to the false voice of temptation in the garden in believing that voice of the enemy over God’s voice...The world was set in the heart of man. Ecclesiastes 3:11 He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.
A vessel of destruction: a “world of iniquity” set in the heart. But as Paul told them (inspired by the Spirit) there had been enough time past spent on serving a world of iniquity and lust of the flesh. Today Serve God. Only He can give a New Heart ...removing a heart of iniquity and setting God (His tabernacle) in the heart loving life and the appearance of Christ. Abstaining from evil and not waiting for the appearance of wrath and death more abundant in blood shed, but looking for the appearance of Christ. We all have had the world set in our heart that we loved the appearance of evil ...it is only by His mercy in “God so loved the world without end created in Christ that He sent His only begotten Son into a world of iniquity, that they held in the bondage of iniquity and sin and death, may have life and have it more abundantly.
Question is do we still love the appearance of evil and death and wrath and blood shed or do we LOVE the appearance of a world without end created in Christ.1 Thessalonians 5:22-24 Abstain from all appearance of evil.  And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.
1 John 2:15-17 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.  For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.  And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.
For God so loved the world to come and not death and what passes away; having no pleasure in death God sent His only begotten Son that we might taste of the good word and the power of the world to come in this world and be unto Praise of the Lord.
1 Timothy 1:15-16
 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.  Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.
For God so loved the power of the world to come smelling the sweet savour of mercy; He sent His only begotten Son ...