For there will be a time when they will not endure the healthful teaching; but, having itching ears, they will for themselves heap up teachers according to their own desires;
for fornicators, for sodomites, for man-stealers, for liars, for false swearers; and whatever else is contrary to healthful teaching;
But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come;
But there arose false prophets also among the people, as among you also there will be false teachers, who, indeed, will stealthily bring in destructive heresies, denying even the Master Who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction:
"Woe to you when all men speak well of you; for in this same manner were their fathers wont to do to the false prophets.
And the scribes and the high priests sought to lay hands on Him in that very hour; and they feared the people; for they knew that He spake the parable against them.
And this is the judgment, that the Light hath come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light; for their works were evil.
Now all Athenians and the sojourning foreigners were wont to spend their leisure in nothing else, than either to tell or to hear something new.
And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, proclaiming to you the testimony of God;
And my speech and my preaching were not in persuasive words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power;
But the Spirit expressly saith, that in later times, some will fall away from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and to teachings of demons,