But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days.
References for 2 Timothy 3:1
People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,
References for 2 Timothy 3:2
without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good,
treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God—
References for 2 Timothy 3:4
having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people.
References for 2 Timothy 3:5
They are the kind who worm their way into homes and gain control over gullible women, who are loaded down with sins and are swayed by all kinds of evil desires,
References for 2 Timothy 3:6
always learning but never able to come to a knowledge of the truth.
References for 2 Timothy 3:7
Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so also these teachers oppose the truth. They are men of depraved minds, who, as far as the faith is concerned, are rejected.
References for 2 Timothy 3:8
But they will not get very far because, as in the case of those men, their folly will be clear to everyone.
References for 2 Timothy 3:9
You, however, know all about my teaching, my way of life, my purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance,
References for 2 Timothy 3:10
persecutions, sufferings—what kinds of things happened to me in Antioch, Iconium and Lystra, the persecutions I endured. Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them.
References for 2 Timothy 3:11