3:1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.
3:6 For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,
Apostasy, Summary: Apostasy, "falling away," is the act of professed Christians who deliberately reject revealed truth
(1) as to the deity of Jesus Christ, and
(2) redemption through His atoning and redeeming sacrifice 1 John 4:1-3 ; Philippians 3:18 ; 2 Peter 2:1 . Apostasy differs from error concerning truth, which may be the result of ignorance Acts 19:1-6 or heresy, which may be due to the sphere of Satan 2 Timothy 2:25 2 Timothy 2:26 both of which may consist with true faith. The apostate is perfectly described in 2 Timothy 4:3 2 Timothy 4:4 . Apostates depart from the faith, but not from the outward profession of Christianity 2 Timothy 3:5 . Apostate teachers are described in ; 2 Timothy 4:3 ; 2 Peter 2:1-19 ; Jude 1:4 Jude 1:8 Jude 1:11-13 Jude 1:16 .
3:15 And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .
3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
(See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .
3:17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.
(See Scofield "1 John 3:7") .
complete. (See Scofield "Matthew 5:48") .