THE SECOND EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE
Apostasy is to precede the Second Coming—Gospel prepares men for eternal glory.
we beseech you, brethren, aby
the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by
our gathering together unto him,
That ye be not soon shaken in mind, aor
be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by bletter
as from us, as that the cday
of Christ is at hand.
Let no man deceive you by any means: afor that day shall not come,
except there come a bfalling
away first, and that cman
be revealed, the son of perdition;
and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.
Remember ye not, that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things?
And now ye know awhat
withholdeth that he might be brevealed
in his time.
doth already work: only dhe
who now letteth will let,
until he be taken out of the way.
And then shall that aWicked
be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his bcoming
whose coming is after the working of Satan with all apower
and lying wonders,
And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
That they all might be adamned
not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning achosen
you to salvation through bsanctification
of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
Whereunto he called you by our agospel
, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath aloved
us, and hath given us
and good hope through cgrace
Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.