2 Thessalonians 2
He willeth them to continue stedfast in the truth received,
2 Thessalonians 2:1 We beseche you brethren by the commynge of oure Lorde Iesu Christe, and in that we shal assemble vnto hym, 2 Thessalonians 2:2 that ye be not sodenly moued fome your mynd, and be not troubled, neyther by spirite neyther by wordes, nor yet by letter whiche shoulde seme to come from vs, as thoughe the daye of Christe were at hande.
sheweth that there shall be a departure from the faith,
2 Thessalonians 2:3 Let no man deceyue you by any meanes, for the Lord commeth not, except there come a departyng first, and that, that sinful man be opened, the sonne of perdicyon 2 Thessalonians 2:4 whiche is an aduersarye, and is exalted aboue all that is called God, or that is worshypped: so that he shall sytte as God in the temple of God, and shewe hym selfe as God. 2 Thessalonians 2:5 Remember ye not, that when I was yet with you, I tolde you these thynges? 2 Thessalonians 2:6 And nowe ye knowe what withholdeth: euen that he myght be vttered at his tyme. 2 Thessalonians 2:7 For the mysterye of that iniquitie doeth he al ready work whiche onelye loketh vntyll it be taken out of the waye.
and a discovery of antichrist, before the day of the Lord come.
2 Thessalonians 2:8 And then shall that wicked be vttered, whome the Lorde shall consume with the spirite of hys mouth, and shall destroye wt the aperaunce of hys commynge. 2 Thessalonians 2:9 euen hym whose commynge is by the workynge of Sathan, with all liynge power, signes and wonders: 2 Thessalonians 2:10 and in all deceyuablenes of vnryghtuousnes, amonge them that peryshe: because they receyued not the loue of the truethe, that they myght haue bene sayed. 2 Thessalonians 2:11 And therfore God shall sende them stronge delusyon, that they shoulde beleue lyes: 2 Thessalonians 2:12 that all they myghte be damned which beleued not the trueth but had pleasure in vnryghtuousnes. 2 Thessalonians 2:13 But we are bounde to geue thankes alwaye to God for you brethren beloued of the Lorde, because that God hath from the beginnynge chosen you to saluacyon, thorow sanctifiynge of the spyryte, and thorowe beleuing the trueth 2 Thessalonians 2:14 whereunto he called you by oure Gospell, to obtayne the glorye that commeth of oure Lorde Iesu Christe.
And thereupon repeateth his former exhortation, and prayeth for them.
2 Thessalonians 2:15 Therfore brethren stande fast and kepe the ordinaunces which ye haue learned: whether it were by oure preachynge or by epistle. 2 Thessalonians 2:16 Our Lorde Iesu Christe hym selfe, and God oure father whiche hath loued vs and hath geuen vs euerlastynge consolatyon and good hope thorow grace, 2 Thessalonians 2:17 comforte youre hertes, and stablyshe you in all doctryne and good doynge.