Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error.
But there was a certain man, named Simon, who had, be fore this time, been practicing magic in the city, and astonishing the people of Samaria, saying that he was some great one;
2 Thessalonians 2:4
who opposes and exalts himself above every one that is called God, or that is worshiped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, openly showing him self that he is God.
raging waves of the sea, foaming up their own shame: wandering stars, for whom the blackness of darkness is reserved forever.
And there was given him a mouth that spoke great things and impious words; and authority was given to him to continue forty-two months.
Let us walk in a becoming manner, as in the day; not in riotings and in drunkenness, not in lewdness and in wantonness, not in. contention and in envy:
You have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; you have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.
2 Peter 2:20
For if, after they have escaped the pollutions of the world, through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in these, and overcome by them, the last state of such is worse than the first.
2 Peter 1:4
through which things very great and precious favors that were promised have been given us, that through these you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through desire:
And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying: Save yourselves from this wicked generation.