Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning.


The latter

Bible References


2 Peter 2:18
They utter arrogant nonsense and use physical cravings to lure into immorality men who are just escaping from among those who live in error;
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.


2 Peter 1:2
God bless you and give you perfect peace through the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.

The latter

Philippians 3:19
They are doomed to destruction: their appetites are their god; they glory in their shame; they are absorbed in earthly matters.

General references

Matthew 7:27
And the rain fell, and the rivers rose, and the winds blew and beat about that house, and it went down, and its downfall was complete."
Luke 14:30
and say, 'This man started to erect a building, and could not finish it!'
Luke 17:32
Remember Lot's wife!
1 Timothy 5:15
For some widows have already turned aside to follow Satan.