As a result, God in his kindness has given us his approval and we have become heirs who have the confidence that we have everlasting life.
This is a statement that can be trusted. I want you to insist on these things so that those who believe in God can concentrate on setting an example by doing good things. This is good and helps other people.
Avoid foolish controversies, arguments about genealogies, quarrels, and fights about Moses' Teachings. This is useless and worthless.
Have nothing to do with people who continue to teach false doctrine after you have warned them once or twice.
You know that people like this are corrupt. They are sinners condemned by their own actions.
When I send Artemas or Tychicus to you, hurry to visit me in the city of Nicopolis. I have decided to spend the winter there.
Give Zenas the lawyer and Apollos your best support for their trip so that they will have everything they need.
Our people should also learn how to set an example by doing good things when urgent needs arise so that they can live productive lives.
Everyone with me sends you greetings. Greet our faithful friends. [God's] good will be with all of you.