0 SAB 2 Timothy 3

Who hath saved us ... not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace ... before the world began. 1:9

Trivia: Who delivered Paul out of the mouth of a lion?

2 Timothy


In the last days, men will lose natural affection
(and silly, lustful women will be always learning)

1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.

In the last days,

2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

people will love themselves, covet, boast, blaspheme, disobey their parents, be ungrateful, and unholy.

3Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,

They will lack natural affection, [1]

accuse people falsely, be incontinent, fierce,

and hate everything that is good.

4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;

They'll be traitors, heady, and highminded,

and will love pleasure more than God.

5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

They'll seem holy, but will deny its power.

Stay away from them.

6 For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,

They'll cause silly women, filled with sin,

to be carried away with lust.

7Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Such women are always learning,

but never know the truth.

8 Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith.

9 But they shall proceed no further: for their folly shall be manifest unto all men, as theirs also was.

10 But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience,

11 Persecutions, afflictions, which came unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra; what persecutions I endured: but out of them all the Lord delivered me.

As Jannes and Jambres resisted Moses, [2]

they resist the truth.

They are reprobates, with corrupt minds.

12 Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

All godly people suffer persecution. [3]

13 But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

14 But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them;

15 And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Evil people and seducers will get worse and worse,

always deceiving and being deceived.

16All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

All scripture is inspired by God,

and is useful for teaching doctrine and morals. [4]


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