You, however, continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them,
Retain the standard of sound words which you have heard from me, in the faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.
because He has fixed a day in which He will judge the world in righteousness through a Man whom He has appointed, having furnished proof to all men by raising Him from the dead."
One person regards one day above another, another regards every day alike Each person must be fully convinced in his own mind.
that their hearts may be encouraged, having been knit together in love, and attaining to all the wealth that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a true knowledge of God's mystery, that is, Christ Himself,
for our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction; just as you know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.
For this reason we also constantly thank God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.
Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things, for as you do this you will ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.
The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.
and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence so as to realize the full assurance of hope until the end,