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2 John 1

1 # 3 John 1; [1 Pet. 5:1] The elder to the elect lady and her children, #1 John 3:18; 3 John 1 whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who #John 8:32; [1 Tim. 2:4; Heb. 10:26] know #John 1:17; 14:6; See Gal. 2:5the truth, 2#[1 Cor. 13:6]because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever:
3 # 1 Tim. 1:2; 2 Tim. 1:2; [Jude 2] Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father’s Son, in truth and love.
Walking in Truth and Love
4 # 3 John 3, 4 I rejoiced greatly to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we were commanded by the Father. 5And now I ask you, dear lady—#1 John 2:7 not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—#See 1 John 3:11that we love one another. 6And #1 John 5:3; [1 John 2:5]; See John 14:15 this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just #1 John 2:24as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it. 7For #See 1 John 2:18, 26 many deceivers #1 John 4:1 have gone out into the world, #1 John 2:22; 4:2, 3those who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist. 8Watch yourselves, #[Gal. 3:4; Heb. 10:35] so that you may not lose what we#8 Some manuscripts you have worked for, but #See 1 Cor. 3:8may win a full reward. 9Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, #See 1 John 2:23does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching #See 1 John 2:23has both the Father and the Son. 10If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, #[Rom. 16:17; Gal. 1:8, 9; 2 Thess. 3:6, 14; Titus 3:10]do not receive him into your house or give him any greeting, 11for whoever greets him #[1 Tim. 5:22]takes part in his wicked works.
Final Greetings
12 # 3 John 13 Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. #3 John 14 Instead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, #John 15:11; 17:13so that our joy may be complete.
13The children of your elect sister greet you.

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