2 Timothy 4:2-5 NIV

2 Preach1 the Word;2 be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke3 and encourage4--with great patience and careful instruction.

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3 For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine.5 Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear.6

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4 They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths.7

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5 But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship,8 do the work of an evangelist,9 discharge all the duties of your ministry.

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