The Second Letter of John was written by “the Elder” to “the dear Lady and to her children,” probably meaning a local church and its members. The brief message is an appeal to love one another and a warning against false teachers and their teachings.
Outline of Contents
The primacy of love (4-6)
Warning against false doctrine (7-11)
Second John is a letter addressed to a church identified as “the dear Lady and her children.” It warns against false teachers.