10 lBut you have carefully followed my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, love, perseverance, 11 persecutions, afflictions, which happened to me mat Antioch, nat Iconium, oat Lystra—what persecutions I endured. And pout of them all the Lord delivered me. 12 Yes, and qall who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution. 13 rBut evil men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived. 14 But you must scontinue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them, 15 and that from childhood you have known tthe Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
16 uAll Scripture is given by inspiration of God, vand is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for 3instruction in righteousness, 17 wthat the man of God may be complete, xthoroughly equipped for every good work.
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