traitors, reckless, puffed up, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God;
not a novice; lest, being puffed up, he fall into condemnation of the Devil.
Well; by their unbelief they were broken off, but you have been standing by faith. Do not cherish lofty thoughts; but fear.
For those who are such are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own belly; and, through their kind words and flattering speeches, they beguile the hearts of the simple.
For many are walking, of whom I often told you, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ.
Charge those who are rich in this present age, not to be high-minded, nor to have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, Who giveth us richly all things for enjoyment;
but especially those who walk after the flesh in a desire for pollution, and despise dominion; daring, self-willed, they tremble not, when railing at dignities;
For there crept in stealthily certain men, who of old were set forth for this condemnation, ungodly men, changing the grace of our God into lasciviousness; and denying the only Master and our Lord Jesus Christ.
Yet, in like manner, these also, indulging in dreams, defile, indeed, the flesh, and set at nought dominion, and rail at dignities.
These are those who make separations; sensual, having not the Spirit.