20Now in a largehouse there are not onlygold and silvervessels, but also vessels of wood and of earthenware, and 1some to honor and some to dishonor.
21Therefore, ifanyonecleanseshimself from 2these things, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, useful to the Master, 3prepared for everygoodwork.
22Now4flee from youthfullusts and pursuerighteousness, 5faith, love and peace, with those who 6call on the Lord7from a pureheart.
But refusefoolish and ignorant8speculations, knowing that they 9produceaquarrels.
2410The Lord'sbond-servantmust not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, 11able to teach, patientwhenwronged,
2512with gentlenesscorrectingthose who are in opposition, 13ifperhapsGod may grant them repentanceleading to 14the knowledge of the truth,
and they may come to their senses and escape from 15the snare of the devil, having been 16heldcaptivebby him to do his will.