Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.
There are men, children of Belial, gone out from among you, and they have drawn away the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, whom ye have not known;
Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I confided, who did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.
But he that is sown on the rocky places this is he who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy,
And another fell on the rocky ground, where it had not much earth, and immediately it sprung up out of the ground because it had no depth of earth;
But those upon the rock, those who when they hear receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who believe for a time, and in time of trial fall away.
As to every branch in me not bearing fruit, he takes it away; and as to every one bearing fruit, he purges it that it may bring forth more fruit.
Inasmuch as we have heard that some who went out from amongst us have troubled you by words, upsetting your souls, saying that ye must be circumcised and keep the law; to whom we gave no commandment;
and from among your own selves shall rise up men speaking perverted things to draw away the disciples after them.
2 Peter 2:20
For if after having escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, again entangled, they are subdued by these, their last state is worse than the first.
These are they who set themselves apart, natural men, not having the Spirit.
Not however as though the word of God had failed; for not all are Israel which are of Israel;
Thus, then, in the present time also there has been a remnant according to election of grace.
1 Corinthians 11:19
For there must also be sects among you, that the approved may become manifest among you.
2 Timothy 3:9
But they shall not advance farther; for their folly shall be completely manifest to all, as that of those also became.
But we are not drawers back to perdition, but of faith to saving the soul.