as well as the persecutions and sufferings that came my way in Antioch, Iconium and Lystra. What persecutions I endured! Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them.
And indeed, all who want to live a godly life united with the Messiah Yeshua will be persecuted,
while evil people and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving others and being deceived themselves.
But you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, recalling the people from whom you learned it;
and recalling too how from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which can give you the wisdom that leads to deliverance through trusting in Yeshua the Messiah.
All Scripture is God-breathed and is valuable for teaching the truth, convicting of sin, correcting faults and training in right living;
thus anyone who belongs to God may be fully equipped for every good work.