Apostasy

2 by means of the hypocrisy of liars 5seared in their own conscience as with a branding iron,
3 men who 6forbid marriage and advocate 7abstaining from foods which 8God has created to be 9gratefully * shared in by those who believe and know the truth.
4 For 10everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is 11received with gratitude;
5 for it is sanctified by means of 12the word of God and prayer.

A Good Minister's Discipline

6 In pointing out these things to 13the brethren, you will be a good 14servant of Christ Jesus, constantly nourished on the words of the faith and of the 15sound doctrine which you 16have been following.
7 But have nothing to do with 17worldly 18fables fit only for old women. On the other hand, discipline yourself for the purpose of 19godliness;
8 for 20bodily discipline is only of little profit, but 21godliness is profitable for all things, since it 22holds promise for the 23present life and also for the life to come.