This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and bnow is in the world already. That’s what John writes in his second letter to his congregation, asking them to love one another in obedience to God (2 John 1:5–6). 17 mAll wrongdoing is sin, but there is sin that does not lead to death. 13 The children of your elect sister greet you. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. The elder, To the lady chosen by God and to her children, whom I love in the truth—and not I only, but … It contains scarcely anything that is not found in the preceding; and out of the thirteen verses there are at least eight which are found, either in so many words or in sentiment, precisely the same with those of the first epistle.” (Adam Clarke) 17 By this ais love perfected with us, so that bwe may have confidence for the day of judgment, because cas he is so also are we in this world. 1 aThe elder to the beloved Gaius, bwhom I love in truth. NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. John 5:2, NLT: "Inside the city, near the Sheep Gate, was the pool of Bethesda, with five covered porches." 1 John 5:2 "By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments." Read more Share Copy 14 I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face. on StudyLight.org 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: yevery spirit that confesses that zJesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 6 And jthis is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just kas you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it. 20 And we know that the Son of God has come and rhas given us understanding, so that we may know shim who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Recorded by Dr. Andy Woods February 15, 2016. 20 But you, beloved, wbuilding yourselves up in your most holy faith and xpraying in the Holy Spirit, John 5 - After these things there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. There are three ways that we can use the word ‘*elder’. 3 For o this is the love of God, that we p … 8 Watch yourselves, oso that you may not lose what we1 have worked for, but pmay win a full reward. 11 Woe to them! 19 It is these who cause divisions, worldly people, vdevoid of the Spirit. Greet the friends, peach by name. John 2:5, ESV: "His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.”" John 2:5, KJV: "His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it." 4 For reveryone who has been born of God overcomes the world. 14 And twe have seen and testify that uthe Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of vthe world. 19 We know that we are from God, and qthe whole world lies in the power of the evil one. 21 ykeep yourselves in the love of God, zwaiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life. 5 Now I want mto remind you, although you once fully knew it, that nJesus, who saved3 a people out of the land of Egypt, oafterward destroyed those who did not believe. His stage name was bestowed on him in 1998 when he left David Lee Roth and joined the rock group Marilyn Manson as their guitarist, taking over for Zim Zum. 17 But you must tremember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 John 5 ESV - And now I ask you, dear lady—… | Biblia 9 For behold, on athe stone that I have set before Joshua, on a single stone with bseven eyes,3 I will cengrave its inscription, declares the Lord of hosts, and dI will remove the iniquity of this land in a single day. 4 I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a … Here it means that the writer is a leader in the church. 12 eWhoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. 3 For othis is the love of God, that we pkeep his commandments. 14 And this is hthe confidence that we have toward him, that iif we ask anything according to his will he hears us. 4 gI rejoiced greatly to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we were commanded by the Father. 11 And this is the testimony, that God gave us ceternal life, and dthis life is in his Son. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist. 4 5 5 And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. 5 k Everyone who believes that l Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and m everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. Cancel any time. 2 John 5 5 And now I plead with you, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment to you, but that which we have had from the beginning: d that we love one another. Answer: John begins his second epistle with these words: “The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth” (2 John 1:1, ESV). 14 It was also about these that Enoch, lthe seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying, m“Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his holy ones, 2 John 5 New International Version (NIV) 5 And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. 6 This is he who came uby water and blood—Jesus Christ; not by the water only but by the water and the blood. 25 to ithe only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, jbe glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time8 and now and forever. 12 These are hidden reefs5 cat your love feasts, as they feast with you without fear, dshepherds feeding themselves; ewaterless clouds, fswept along by winds; fruitless trees in late autumn, twice dead, guprooted; John 13:34-35 "A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another." 7 just as qSodom and Gomorrah and rthe surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and spursued unnatural desire,4 serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire. 7 For there are three that testify: 4 For hcertain people ihave crept in unnoticed jwho long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert kthe grace of our God into sensuality and ldeny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ. 11 for whoever greets him stakes part in his wicked works. Presumably the Christian community to which he wrote knew who he was. 15 And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him. Loving our neighbors has been an important part of the Christian life “from the beginning” (2 John 1:5). 5 And now I ask you, dear lady—hnot as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—ithat we love one another. 5 Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes tthat Jesus is the Son of God? At the start of the letter, the writer calls himself the‘*elder’. 7 For they have gone out for the sake of hthe name, iaccepting nothing from the Gentiles. 2 John is being written to warn a “sister” congregation some distance away of the missionary efforts of the secessionist false teachers, and the dangers of wel… 2 Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul. It could mean that the people respected him as amature man. 1 Jude, a servant1 of Jesus Christ and brother of James. Love is one of John’s favorite topics throughout his letters. 16 These are grumblers, malcontents, qfollowing their own sinful desires; rthey are loud-mouthed boasters, sshowing favoritism to gain advantage. Whoever abides in the teaching qhas both the Father and the Son. 10 In this is love, onot that we have loved God nbut that he loved us and sent his Son to be pthe propitiation for our sins. 2 ebecause of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3 fGrace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father’s Son, in truth and love. Overview of the book of 2 John. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: y every spirit that confesses that z Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 3 and every spirit a that does not confess Jesus is not from God. 1 aThe elder to the elect lady and her children, bwhom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who cknow dthe truth, 9 I have written something to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority. 15 wWhoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God. 5 And now I urge you, dear lady— not as a new commandment to you, but one we have had from the beginning— that we love one another. a 2 He is expiation for our sins, and not for our sins only but for those of the whole world. 11 Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. And vthe Spirit is the one who testifies, because wthe Spirit is the truth. 16 So xwe have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. 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