Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

Bible References

That there

1 Timothy 4:1
But the Spirit says clearly that in later times some will be turned away from the faith, giving their minds to spirits of deceit, and the teachings of evil spirits,
2 Timothy 3:1
But be certain of this, that in the last days times of trouble will come.
1 John 2:18
Little children, it is the last hour; and as you were given word that the Antichrist would come, so now a number of Antichrists have come to you; and by this we are certain that it is the last hour.
Jude 1:18
How they said to you, In the last days there will be men who, guided by their evil desires, will make sport of holy things.

Scoffers

Proverbs 1:22
How long, you simple ones, will foolish things be dear to you? and pride a delight to the haters of authority? how long will the foolish go on hating knowledge?
Proverbs 3:34
He makes sport of the men of pride, but he gives grace to the gentle-hearted.
Proverbs 14:6
The hater of authority, searching for wisdom, does not get it; but knowledge comes readily to the open-minded man.
Isaiah 5:19
Who say, Let him do his work quickly, let him make it sudden, so that we may see it: let the design of the Holy One of Israel come near, so that it may be clear to us.
Isaiah 28:14
Give ear then to the word of the Lord, you men of pride, the rulers of this people in Jerusalem:
Isaiah 29:20
For the cruel one has come to nothing; and those who make sport of the Lord are gone; and those who are watching to do evil are cut off:
Hosea 7:5
On the day of our king, the rulers made him ill with the heat of wine; his hand was stretched out with the men of pride.

Walking

2 Peter 2:10
But specially those who go after the unclean desires of the flesh, and make sport of authority. Ready to take chances, uncontrolled, they have no fear of saying evil of those in high places:
2 Corinthians 4:2
And we have given up the secret things of shame, not walking in false ways, and not making use of the word of God with deceit; but by the revelation of what is true, as before God, we have the approval of every man's sense of right and wrong.
Jude 1:16
These are the men who make trouble, ever desiring change, going after evil pleasures, using high-sounding words, respecting men's position in the hope of reward.

General references

Proverbs 9:12
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if your heart is full of pride, you only will have the pain of it.
Proverbs 14:25
A true witness is the saviour of lives; but he who says false things is a cause of deceit.
Jeremiah 17:15
See, they say to me, Where is the word of the Lord? let it come now.
Zechariah 1:5
Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they go on living for ever?

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain