Cling tightly to your faith in Christ, and always keep your conscience clear. For some people have deliberately violated their consciences; as a result, their faith has been shipwrecked.
1 Timothy 1:19

tr.v.   ship·wrecked, ship·wreck·ing, ship·wrecks

1. Nautical
1. To cause a ship to be destroyed, as by storm or collision.
2. To cause (a passenger or sailor on a ship) to suffer shipwreck.
2. To ruin utterly.

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