Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
The cloke that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, and the books, but especially the parchments.
And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto them that have familiar spirits, and unto wizards that peep, and that mutter: should not a people seek unto their God? for the living to the dead? To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
Then he said unto them, O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken: