11 For the grace of God has appeared with salvation w for all people, x 12 instructing us to deny godlessness y and worldly lusts z and to live in a sensible, righteous, a and godly b way in the present age, 13 while we wait for the blessed hope c and appearing of the glory d of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ. 14 He gave Himself for us e to * redeem us from all lawlessness and to cleanse for Himself a people for His own possession, f eager to do good works.
15 Say these things, and encourage and rebuke with all authority. Let no one disregard g you.
2:11 Or appeared, bringing salvation; or appeared with saving power
2:15 Or despise