2 Timothy 2:19-26 NIV

19 Nevertheless, God's solid foundation stands firm,1 sealed with this inscription: "The Lord knows those who are his,"a2 and, "Everyone who confesses the name of the Lord 3 must turn away from wickedness."

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    • a 2:19 - Num. 16:5 (see Septuagint)
      20 In a large house there are articles not only of gold and silver, but also of wood and clay; some are for noble purposes and some for ignoble.4

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      21 If a man cleanses himself from the latter, he will be an instrument for noble purposes, made holy, useful to the Master and prepared to do any good work.5

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      22 Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love6 and peace, along with those who call on the Lord 7 out of a pure heart.8

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      23 Don't have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels.9

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        • 38 2:23 - S ver 14
          24 And the Lord's servant must not quarrel; instead, he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful.10

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          25 Those who oppose him he must gently instruct, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth,11

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          26 and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil,12 who has taken them captive to do his will.

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