Bible: 2 Timothy 3:1-9

Ministry in the Last Days

3:1 But understand this, that in the last days difficult 1  times will come. 3:2 For people 2  will be lovers of themselves, 3  lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3:3 unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, savage, opposed to what is good, 3:4 treacherous, reckless, conceited, loving pleasure rather than loving God. 3:5 They will maintain the outward appearance 4  of religion but will have repudiated its power. So avoid people like these. 5  3:6 For some of these insinuate themselves 6  into households and captivate weak women 7  who are overwhelmed with sins and led along by various passions. 3:7 Such women are always seeking instruction, 8  yet never able to arrive at a knowledge of the truth. 3:8 And just as Jannes and Jambres 9  opposed Moses, so these people – who have warped minds and are disqualified in the faith 10 also oppose the truth. 3:9 But they will not go much further, 11  for their foolishness will be obvious to everyone, just like it was with Jannes and Jambres. 12 

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