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.
There was a man named Simon in the town, who had been amazing the Samaritan people by practicing magic there, and who made great pretensions.
2 Thessalonians 2:4
the adversary of every being that is called a god or an object of worship, and so overbearing toward them as to enter God's sanctuary and take his seat there, proclaiming himself to be God??5 do you not remember that when I was with you, I used to tell you this?
wild sea waves foaming up their own shame; wandering stars doomed forever to utter darkness.
It was allowed to utter great boasts and blasphemies, and to exert authority for forty-two months.
Let us live honorably, as in the light of day, not in carousing and drunkenness, or in immorality and indecency, or in quarreling and jealousy.
You have lived luxuriously and voluptuously here on earth; you have fattened your hearts for the day of slaughter.
2 Peter 2:20
For if after men have escaped the corrupting influences of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they again become entangled in them and are overcome by them, their final condition is worse than their former one.
2 Peter 1:4
Thus he has given us his precious and splendid promises so that through them you may escape the corrupting influences that exist in the world through passion, and come to share in the divine nature.
He said much more besides in giving his testimony, and urged them to save themselves from that crooked age.