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This knowe also, that in the last dayes shall come perilous times.
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For men shalbe louers of their owne selues, couetous, boasters, proud, cursed speakers, disobedient to parents, vnthankefull, vnholy,
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Without naturall affection, truce breakers, false accusers, intemperate, fierce, no louers at all of them which are good,
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Traitours, headie, high minded, louers of pleasures more then louers of God,
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Hauing a shewe of godlinesse, but haue denied the power thereof: turne away therefore from such.
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For of this sort are they which creepe into houses, and leade captiue simple women laden with sinnes, and led with diuers lustes,
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Which women are euer learning, and are neuer able to come to the acknowledging of the trueth.
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And as Iannes and Iambres withstoode Moses, so doe these also resist the trueth, men of corrupt mindes, reprobate concerning the faith.
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But they shall preuaile no longer: for their madnesse shalbe euident vnto all men, as theirs also was.
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But thou hast fully knowen my doctrine, maner of liuing, purpose, faith, long suffering, loue, patience,
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Persecutions, and afflictions which came vnto me at Antiochia, at Iconium, and at Lystri, which persecutions I suffered: but from them all the Lord deliuered me.
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Yea, and all that will liue godly in Christ Iesus, shall suffer persecution.
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But the euill men and deceiuers, shall waxe worse and worse, deceiuing, and being deceiued.
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But continue thou in the thinges which thou hast learned, and which are committed vnto thee, knowing of who thou hast learned them:
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And that thou hast knowen the holy Scriptures of a childe, which are able to make thee wise vnto saluation, through the faith which is in Christ Iesus.
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For the whole Scripture is giuen by inspiration of God, and is profitable to teache, to conuince, to correct, and to instruct in righteousnesse,
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That the man of God may be absolute, being made perfect vnto all good workes.