16 These are grumblers, complainers, walking according to their own lusts; and they mouth great swelling words, flattering people to gain advantage. 17 But you, beloved, remember the words which were spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ: 18 how they told you that there would be mockers in the last time who would walk according to their own ungodly lusts. 19 These are [a]sensual persons, who cause divisions, not having the Spirit.
Maintain Your Life with God
20 But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, 21 keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.
22 And on some have compassion, [b]making a distinction; 23 but others save [c]with fear, pulling them out of the [d]fire, hating even the garment defiled by the flesh.
Glory to God
24 Now to Him who is able to keep [e]you from stumbling, And to present you faultless Before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy, 25 To [f]God our Savior, [g]Who alone is wise, Be glory and majesty, Dominion and [h]power, Both now and forever. Amen.
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