I urge you, brothers and sisters, a to keep an eye on those who cause dissensions and offenses, in opposition to the teaching that you have learned; avoid them.
For such people do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, b and by smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the simple-minded.
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