16 All Scripture is God-breathed(A) and is useful for teaching,(B) rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,(C) 17 so that the servant of God[a](D) may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.(E)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 2 Timothy 3:17 Or that you, a man of God,

13 This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom(A) but in words taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual realities with Spirit-taught words.[a]

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 2:13 Or Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual

19 We also have the prophetic message as something completely reliable,(A) and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light(B) shining in a dark place, until the day dawns(C) and the morning star(D) rises in your hearts.(E) 20 Above all, you must understand(F) that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet’s own interpretation of things. 21 For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God(G) as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.(H)

Read full chapter