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.
And what was sown on the rocky places, this is he that heareth the word, and immediately receiveth it with joy,
And others fell on rocky ground, where they had not much earth; and they sprung up immediately, because they had no depth of earth.
Those on the rocky ground are they who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root; and for a while they believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away; and every branch that beareth fruit he cleanseth, that it may bear more fruit.
Whereas we have heard, that some who went out from us have troubled you with words, subverting your souls, to whom we gave no command;
And from among yourselves will men arise speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.
2 Peter 2:20
For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein and overcome, the last state is worse with them than the first.
These are they that separate themselves, sensual, not having the Spirit.
Not as though the word of God hath failed; for not all they that are of Israel are Israel;
In the same way then at this present time also there is a remnant, according to the election of grace.
1 Corinthians 11:19
for there must be also parties among you, that they who are approved may also become manifest among you.
2 Timothy 3:9
But they will proceed no further; for their folly will be clearly manifest to all, as that of those men was.
But we are not of those who draw back, unto perdition; but of those who believe, to the saving of the soul.