Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates,
to be ready to every good work,
To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto
For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers
lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared,
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he
saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;
Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour;
That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of
This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly,
that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works. These
things are good and profitable unto men.
But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about
the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.
A man that is an heretick after the first and second admonition reject;
Knowing that he that is such is subverted, and sinneth, being condemned of
When I shall send Artemas unto thee, or Tychicus, be diligent to come unto me to
Nicopolis: for I have determined there to winter.
Bring Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their journey diligently, that nothing be
wanting unto them.
And let our’s also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they
be not unfruitful.
All that are with me salute thee. Greet them that love us in the faith. Grace be
with you all. Amen.