Because lawlessness is increased, most people’s love will grow cold.
What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?
Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.
But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.
Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
‘I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I wish that you were cold or hot.