The Third Letter of John was written by “the Elder” to a church leader named Gaius. The writer praises Gaius because of his help to other Christians, and warns against a man named Diotrephes.
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Gaius is praised (5-8)
Diotrephes is condemned (9-10)
Demetrius is commended (11-12)
Third John describes a conflict between the author and a church leader named Diotrephes. It urges believers to help other followers spread the truth about Christ.