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.
He who has received the seed on the rocky ground is the man who hears the Message and immediately receives it with joy.
Some falls on the rocky ground where it finds but little earth, and it shoots up quickly because it has no depth of soil;
Those on the rock are the people who on hearing the Message receive it joyfully; but they have no root: for a time they believe, but when trial comes they fall away.
Every branch in me--if it bears no fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit.
As we have been informed that certain persons who have gone out from among us have disturbed you by their teaching and have unsettled your minds, without having received any such instructions from us;
and that from among your own selves men will rise up who will seek with their perverse talk to draw away the disciples after them.
2 Peter 2:20
For if, after escaping from the pollutions of the world through a full knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, people are once more entangled in these pollutions and are overcome, their last state has become worse than their first.
These are those who cause divisions. They are men of the world, wholly unspiritual.
Not however that God's word has failed; for all who have sprung from Israel do not count as Israel,
In the same way also at the present time there has come to be a remnant whom God in His grace has selected.
1 Corinthians 11:19
For there must of necessity be differences of opinion among you, in order that it may be plainly seen who are the men of sterling worth among you.
2 Timothy 3:9
But they will have no further success; for their folly will be as clearly manifest to all men, as that of the opponents of Moses came to be.
But we are not people who shrink back and perish, but are among those who believe and gain possession of their souls.