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 he that was sown on the rocky places, this is he who hears the word, and straightway with joy receives it;
And other fell on the rocky ground where it had not much earth; and straightway it sprang up, because of not having depth of earth;
"And those on the rock are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root; who, for a season, believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
Every branch in Me that bears not fruit, He taketh it away: and every one that bears fruit, He cleanseth it, that it may bear more fruit.
Forasmuch as we heard that some from among us troubled you with words, unsettling your souls??o whom we gave no directions;
and from among yourselves will men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.
2 Peter 2:20
For if, after having escaped the defilements of the world in a full knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, but, having again become entangled with these, they are overcome, the last state has become worse with them than the first.
These are those who make separations; sensual, having not the Spirit.
But it is not as though the word of God has failed: for they are not all Israel, who are of Israel;
Even so, then, at this present time also, a remnant, according to an election of grace, has been reserved.
1 Corinthians 11:19
for there must also be factions among you, that the approved may be made manifest among you.
2 Timothy 3:9
But they will proceed no further; for their folly will be fully manifest to all, as theirs also became.
But we are not of those who draw back to destruction; but of those who believe to the saving of the soul.