2 Timothy 3
1 But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come:
2 For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers,
disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
3 without natural affection, unyielding, slanderers, without self-control, savage, despisers of good,
4 traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,
5 having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away.
6 For of this sort are those who creep into households and make captives of gullible
women loaded down with sins, led away by various lusts,
7 always learning, but never able to come to the full true knowledge of the truth.
8 But as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so do these also oppose the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith;
9 but they will progress no further, for their folly will be manifest to all, as theirs also
10 But you have carefully followed my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith,
longsuffering, love, perseverance,
11 persecutions, afflictions, which happened to me at Antioch, at Iconium, at Lystra;
what persecutions I endured. And out of them all the Lord delivered me.
12 Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.
13 But evil men and pretenders will grow worse and worse, leading astray and being led astray.
14 But you continue 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 the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make
you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
16 All Scripture is breathed by God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for
correction, for instruction in righteousness,
17 that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.