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.
One Simon was then resident in that place, who pretended to be something extra-ordinary, and by his magical practices had so enchanted the people of Samaria,
2 Thessalonians 2:4
that adversary that exalts it self above the divine authority of majesty: that is seated in the temple of God, pretending to be it self divine.
raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame: wandering lights, to whom is reserv'd the thickest darkness for ever.
there was given to him a mouth speaking great things, and blasphemy; and power was given to him for two and forty months.
let us behave with decency as in open view; not with rioting and drunkenness, not with lewdness and brutality, not with strife and envy.
you have liv'd on the earth in voluptuousness and luxury: you have indulg'd your selves as in a day of sacrifice:
2 Peter 2:20
As for those who have renounc'd the pollutions of the world, by their owning Jesus Christ for their Lord and saviour, if they are prevail'd upon to be entangled therein again, their last state is worse than the first.
2 Peter 1:4
by which we have receiv'd the most inestimable promises, that thereby you might become partakers of the divine perfections, after having escap'd from the corruption of a sensual world.
and with many other discourses did he conjure and exhort them, to save themselves from that depraved generation.