Now the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith.
having faith and a good conscience. Some have rejected these and have suffered the shipwreck of their faith.
And most certainly, the mystery of godliness is great: He was manifested in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen by angels, preached among the Gentiles, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.
Anyone who does not remain in the teaching about Christ, but goes beyond it, does not have God. The one who remains in that teaching, this one has both the Father and the Son.
If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your home, and don't say, "Welcome," to him;