Knowing this first, that no prophecy of scripture comes to pass of a personal interpretation.
Knowing this first, that there will come at the end of the days, scoffers, proceeding according to their own desires,
And having different gifts according to the grace that was given to us, whether prophecy, according to the proportion of faith;
Knowing this, that our old man was crucified with him, so that the body of sin might be inactivated, no longer to enslave us to sin.
And this, knowing the time, that the hour is now for us to awake out of sleep. For our salvation is now nearer than when we believed.
knowing this, that law is not laid down for righteous men, but for the lawless and rebellious, for the irreverent and sinful, for the impious and profane, for father killers and mother killers, for man killers,