He writes the same way in all his letters, speaking in them of these matters. His letters contain some things that are hard to understand, which ignorant and unstable1 people distort,2 as they do the other Scriptures,3 to their own destruction.
Therefore, dear friends, since you already know this, be on your guard4 so that you may not be carried away by the error5 of lawless men6 and fall from your secure position.718
But grow in the grace8 and knowledge9 of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.10 To him be glory both now and forever! Amen.11