Chapter I.—Cautions against error.
has rendered my bonds light and easy since I learnt that you are in
peace, that you live in all harmony both of the flesh and spirit.
“I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord,12161216
beseech you, that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are
called,”12171217 guarding against those
heresies of the wicked one which have broken in upon us, to the deceiving
and destruction of those that accept of them; but that ye give heed to
the doctrine of the apostles, and believe both the law and the prophets:
that ye reject every Jewish and Gentile error, and neither introduce a
multiplicity of gods, nor yet deny Christ under the pretence of
[maintaining] the unity of God.