14 Therefore, beloved, looking forward to these things, be diligent xto be found by Him in peace, without spot and blameless; 15 and consider that ythe longsuffering of our Lord is salvation—as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given to him, has written to you, 16 as also in all his zepistles, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which untaught and unstable people twist to their own destruction, as they do also the arest of the Scriptures.
17 You therefore, beloved, bsince you know this beforehand, cbeware lest you also fall from your own steadfastness, being led away with the error of the wicked; 18 dbut grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
eTo Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen.
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