Paul describes the latter-day apostasy—Christ is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe.
1 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the some shall from the faith, giving heed to spirits, and ;
2 Speaking in ; having their seared with a hot iron;
3 to , and commanding to from , which God hath to be received with of them which believe and know the truth.
4 For every of God is , and nothing to be refused, if it be received with :
5 For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.
6 If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, .
7 But refuse profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness.
8 For bodily exercise profiteth : but is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
9 This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptation.
10 For therefore we both and suffer , because we in the living God, who is the of all men, specially of those that .
11 These things command and teach.
12 Let no man thy youth; but be thou an of the believers, in word, in , in charity, in spirit, in faith, in .
13 Till I come, give attendance to , to exhortation, to doctrine.
14 not the that is in thee, which was given thee by , with the on of the of the .
15 upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy may .
16 Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both thyself, and them that hear thee.