- (a) How can perverters of the gospel be recognized? Cf. 1 Tim. 6:3; Matt. 7:15-20.
(b) How can we be safeguarded from them? Cf. 2 John 10; 2 Tim. 2:14-16; 1 Thess. 5:22.
(c) What encouragement have we in the conflict?
- How is God described? How does the present age differ from all that went before? What is the one all- important end to be achieved? Cf. 1:5. What is the method to be adopted?
Note. Verses 25, 26. The mystery spoken of is fully expounded in the epistle to the Ephesians. Cf. e.g., Eph. 3:3-6.