and will turn away from listening to the truth and will turn aside to fables.
But as for you, you must exercise habitual self-control, and not live a self-indulgent life, but do the duty of an evangelist and fully discharge the obligations of your office.
I for my part am like a drink-offering which is already being poured out; and the time for my departure is now close at hand.
I have gone through the glorious contest; I have run the race; I have guarded the faith.
From this time onward there is reserved for me the crown of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day, and not only to me, but also to all who love the thought of His Appearing.
Make an effort to come to me speedily.
For Demas has deserted me--loving, as he does, the present age--and has gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.
Luke is the only friend I now have with me. Call for Mark on your way and bring him with you, for he is a great help to me in my ministry.
Tychicus I have sent to Ephesus.
When you come, bring with you the cloak which I left behind at Troas at the house of Carpus, and the books, but especially the parchments.
Alexander the metal-worker showed bitter hostility towards me: the Lord will requite him according to his doings.