men who have gone astray from the truth saying that the resurrection has already taken place, and they upset the faith of some.
Now if Christ is preached, that He has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead?
keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith.
But He answered and said, “Every plant which My heavenly Father did not plant shall be uprooted.
But Jesus answered and said to them, “You are mistaken, not understanding the Scriptures nor the power of God.
Those on the rocky soil are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no firm root; they believe for a while, and in time of temptation fall away.
“Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat;
but if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them; or else you may even be found fighting against God.”
For there must also be factions among you, so that those who are approved may become evident among you.
Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.
For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
which some have professed and thus gone astray from the faith.Grace be with you.
Remind them of these things, and solemnly charge them in the presence of God not to wrangle about words, which is useless and leads to the ruin of the hearers.
“Therefore I was angry with this generation,
And said, ‘They always go astray in their heart,
And they did not know My ways’;
My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turns him back,
They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would be shown that they all are not of us.