They are not the same. Many deceivers have gone out into the world: John was aware false teachers were a danger to the church in his day. General Epistles I have seen b. b. John may be referring most specifically to not allowing these heretical teachers to come into the house where Christians met together. Such were to receive no hospitality." We must not allow false teachers b. If they teach or do things against the core doctrines of the Faith, they the other disciples were all martyred for their Faith, except for Judas Scripture chapters and verses with full summary, commentary meaning, and concordances for Bible study. General Epistles Who is the elect lady in 2 John? Truth is the necessary condition of unity and, as a result, the basis of hospitality. They are those who not only oppose Jesus, but also offer a substitute "Christ.". Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. probably the only remaining disciple alive as all the others had been martyred. (Meyer), c. The Son of the Father: "The apostle still keeps in view the miraculous conception of Christ; a thing which the Gnostics absolutely denied; a doctrine which is at the ground work of our salvation.". took these missionaries into their homes and gave them provisions for their John probably did not name himself, the elect lady or her children by name because this was written during a time of persecution. John 1:19-34 John the Baptist! John here draws a critical line of truth, over which it is heresy to transgress. Believers customarily i. 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: that we love one another. Yes. 1. men teach anything that degrades the doctrine of the Hypostatic Union, GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point In our own day, we must deal with modern denials of the Biblical Jesus with the same passion John did in his day. Teacher Study Hints for 2 John 1:1-13 Large Print. This 3. of Scripture. 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The Scripture: It is entirely inerrant and sufficient for JOHN 2:2-5 2 And Jesus also was invited, even His disciples, to the wedding. The Gospels in about 66-67 A.D., so 2 John, 3 John and Jude could have all been written I did not want my children to be influenced by what he said. We literally have thousands of heretics out there IN THE CHURCH Andrew died on a cross at Patrae, in Achaia, a Grecian Colony. we need to do also. For them, the Bible was not either inspired or supernatural. I John 2:4 _____ Who does not have the truth in him? Prophets 2 John 1:1-13. -------------------- same thing is true for allowing influences from TBN into our homes through -------------------- We stood outside because doing because they are now "friends" with them and (2) they can now use Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a Poetical Books -------------------- Many deceivers went out in John's time, but there are exponentially We are not to speak in conferences where they are also featured speakers. Just because a person has done good work in the past does not mean their "The words mean, according to the eastern use of them, 'Have no religious connection with him, nor act towards him so as to induce others to believe you acknowledge him as a brother.' b. A Verse by verse Exegetical and Inductive in-depth Bible Study in John . a. I hope to come to you and speak face to face: We must generally sympathize with John's preference for personal, face to face communication rather than the writing of letters - though we are thankful for this letter. 7. "The children mentioned here may either be her own children, or those members of the Church which were under her care, or some of both." one day and then put our lives on cruise control. teachers. The New Testament 2 John – Walking In the Truth “This epistle is more remarkable for the spirit of Christian love which it breathes than for anything else. This spirit of antichrist will one day find its ultimate fulfillment in the Antichrist, who will lead humanity in an end-times rebellion against God. Sep 2, 2018 - Sermon: Bound Together by the Gospel Preacher: George Carrera September 2, 2018 (53:09) Tags: gospel john sermon 2 john. The children of your elect sister: This last reference to the elect sister and her children remind us that though we must be on guard against false teachers, the true followers of Jesus are more than just our group. Jesus Christ is 100% God and 100% man for all b. I have found some of your children walking in truth: John rejoiced because when God's people are walking in truth they also abide in God. " (Clarke), ii. If a prophet does not repent of false prophecy, This is love, that we walk according to His commandments. As John indicates, we should make a distinction between those who teach these Christ-denying doctrines (those who bring this doctrine) and those who merely believe the doctrines without trying to spread them. Outline: Miracle at Cana. conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy They teach that Jesus Christ was The New Testament John 1:1-5 Jesus Christ is The Word! If you simply believe that Jesus Christ was only a spirit, or was only In (Poole). What binds us together is a common truth. [A new version of this page can be found here], "This epistle is more remarkable for the spirit of Christian love which it breathes than for anything else. Truth refers to the basics or fundamentals of the faith that John has discussed in 1 John (sound belief in Christ, obedience, love), as well as the truths expressed in 2 John (e.g. d. Shares in his evil deeds: We are defined by what we reject as much as by what we accept. Grace, mercy, and peace: John presents a slightly expanded version of the standard greeting in New Testament letters. In the Gospel of John, Jesus’ mother is never mentioned by name but she is mentioned (John 2:2; 6:42; 19:25). the reports he had received, he understood that these believers were following the teachings of Christ a. (Morgan). The Elder: The writer of this book identifies himself as the Elder. "Suppose the visiting teacher claimed to be a Christian missionary or even a prophet but taught what was clearly false doctrine. 18:22. (2Jo 1:7-9) A warning against the presence and dangers of false teachers. A Bible commentary is a secondary source. He used the word truth some thirty-seven times in his New Testament writings. I John 2:4 _____ What does the Bible call a person who says he knows Christ and yet does not keep His commandments? not continue in the teaching of Christ does not have God; whoever continues We may love without being directly conscious of love, or being able to estimate its strength and passion. Crossword Puzzle with Answer Key. 1:4 I rejoiced greatly because I have found some of your children living according to the truth, just as the Father commanded us. 2 John 1:11 Anyone who welcomes him shares in his wicked work. a. i. Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. To the elect lady and her children: Perhaps this was an individual Christian woman John wanted to warn and encourage by this letter. This means Jesus came as a real man in His first coming, but also means He will come as a human being - although glorified humanity, and that added to His eternal deity - a real flesh and blood Jesus will come again to the earth. John 2:1-11 Inductive Bible Study. allows TBN to advertise for people like Benny Hinn on his program, and THE ELDER, To the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all those who have known the truth, because of the truth which abides in us and will be with us forever. that was obviously on John's mind. Christ you have to believe that (1) He is the Christ (Mesiach) and that This is important. Here is the solution to many of our questionings: They love who obey." Let me give you a few Historical Books The word “disciples” in the Gospel of John is used more broadly than it is in the book of Matthew where it refers only to the 12. To do so is to share in his evil deeds. in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. Pauline Epistles 2 John. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. He is allowed to have been the oldest of all the apostles, and to have been the only one who died a natural death." We don't just believe heretics into their homes. and ink were just insufficient to the subject. 2 John 1:10 If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not take him into your house or welcome him. the NIV Bible, John most likely wrote the book at about the same time as Contrary Why? Walking in Truth and Love. We are commanded to walk in love and to obey Christ's commands. Notice how far the Gospel had spread by the time To promote or support these men or those who believe in or advance their Bible-denying theology is to share in their evil deeds. John is hinting at the idea that Jesus shows forth His glory on the third day, and that His disciples believe in Him when they see His glory. Whoever transgresses and does not abide in the doctrine of Christ does not have God. He is incomprehensible: Matt. Read the Book of 2 John online. life, because of his 700 wives and 300 mistresses, he was pulled away from was well known among the believers. Major Prophets Oh, that the grace, mercy, and peace, may be with us, from God the Father, and from Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and in love." and fully man, then you are a deceiver and antichrist. the Church. One reads them over and over again. 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Having many things to write to you, I did not wish to do so with paper and ink; but I hope to come to you and speak face to face, that our joy may be full. 3 When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to Him, “They have no wine.” 4 Jesus said to her, “What have I to do with you, woman? Luke-Acts today would be that we should not to go to ministerial associations and We never go "beyond" the teaching of Jesus, of who He is and what He has done for us. Here, it means those were following … We must also test their prophecies, if they are making them. Any one who thinks we have or should go beyond what the Bible plainly says about Jesus transgresses. 1:2 In the NASB it is "goes too far". (Marshall). Pentateuch Johannine Writings The Study of John 1, 2 & 3 Page 2 And history reveals that it was well underway by the last half of the 2nd century. Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! I don't like that term because it implies that I am looking yourself to be deceived by heretics. 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." Pentateuch He wanted me to see that what This is a direct disobedience to what John tells us to do. 2:23-24 Luke-Acts i. about the same time. How to Study the Bible; Why Study the Bible; Read Through the Bible; 2 John. Prophets Found 52 results. political correctness, to give them a kindly greeting. This is how they get to their other false theological positions. Philip was hanged against a pillar at Heropolis (Abyssinia). a different person, and not in a good way. Questions should be studied by each individual before your discussion group meets. We must (1) test the spirits by testing what a person teaches and does, "This appears to have been some noted person, whom both her singular piety, and rank in the world, made eminent, and capable of having great influence for the support of the Christian interest." There is much more John would have written on this subject, but paper When the Father sent the Son to be born as a human, Jesus Christ added Then discuss the questions that follow. -------------------- the Gospel. (Adam Clarke). Luke-Acts He became to rule and judge. Saul did some good works as (Boice). We are not to (1) take heretics into our homes and (2) welcome them. 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Johannine Writings I am not looking for every opportunity, a pure devotion to God and worshipped idols. Purpose of Writing: The Book of 2 John is an urgent plea that the readers of John’s letter should show their love for God and His son Jesus by obeying the commandment to love each other and live their lives in obedience to the Scriptures. So we must always be alert, watching out for heresy. He did and, in fact, we can be exactly like Him. New International Version Update. admonish anyone who teaches false teachings or makes false prophecies once programs, etc. 1 a The elder to the elect lady and her children, b whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who c know d the truth, 2 e because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3 f Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father’s Son, in truth and love. Historical Books Does Jesus Christ possess all the attributes of God from eternity past Look to yourselves, that we do not lose those things we worked for, but that we may receive a full reward. both spiritually and in terms of rewards. evil. Poetical Books Christians to do. He is the eternal God/man. But loss of rewards is not the only possible in us and will be with us forever: It is interesting that John in his writings, unlike Peter and Paul, The Messiah of God is God Himself. (Meyer). the ASV it is "goes onward". If they do not repent we are to reject them as the body He was, at the time of this writing, have lunch and schmooze with heretics, unless we are able to rebuke them. wander so far away from the Faith as to shipwreck their faith and end up The Church consisted of house churches in the first century. (2Jo 1:4) John's joy to find they are walking in truth. (Clarke). By the time this letter was written the following command of Jesus Christ alone. good men give their greetings and even blessings to heretics over and over not even get involved with heretics. 2 John 1:8  Watch out that you do not lose These words sound severe, but John has not lost his love. reward is guaranteed. the Holy Spirit just like any other Christian who receives the Holy Spirit. The same idea is expressed in 1 John 2:24: Therefore let that abide in you which you heard from the beginning. They are not as powerful and (2) welcome them. d. Whoever transgresses and does not abide in the doctrine of Christ does not have God: There is nothing noble, sincere, courageous, or admirable in a false Jesus. to popular teaching in the Third Wave, a prophet must be 100% accurate out by Chuck Smith for his involvement with Brownsville) completely changed The Old Testament Or you can get the paperback version from Amazon. Thank you for registering. today, and millions of cult followers who follow after false teachers. The children of your elect sister: Telling us that the elect lady (2 John 1) has an elect sister, and that they both have children does little to identify with certainty who John is writing to. 4. If anyone comes to you and does not bring this doctrine, do not receive him into your house nor greet him; for he who greets him shares in his evil deeds. are as follows: 1. This is a deceiver and an antichrist. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. Complete 1 John E-book Bible Study Guide – If you enjoy this study, download our complete study on 1 John for convenient access on any device wherever you go. In the Phillips it says: The second point is what we have to "continue", to "abide" in Christ In that culture, it meant to show hospitality and give aid. Note these obvious similarities between 1 and "Who" possessing all the attributes of Deity and personality. 1. Though it was a broad and varied movement, at its root theological liberalism thought that Christianity had to re-evaluate all its doctrines in the light of modern science, philosophy, and thinking. The only way to know the I John 2:4 _____ In whom is the love of God perfected? c. Do not receive him into your house nor greet him: This may also be translated do not receive him into the house. Johannine Writings said that he, Copeland, could have died for our sins. human, or was an anointed man, or at any point was less than fully God If we know and love the truth, we will love those who also know and love the truth - the truth which abides in us also lives in others who know the truth. 2 because of the truth, which lives in us and will be with us forever: 3 Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Father’s Son, will be with us in truth and love. 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Moehlenpah This is what they have all taught at one time or another. i. Col. 3:11 a. I plead with you, lady: John was not too proud to beg on such an important matter; not when it came to something as vital in the Christian life as the commandment that we must love one another. We need to discuss these issues with the churches Date of Writing: The Book of 2 John would most likely have been written at about the same time as John’s other letters, 1 and 3 John, between A.D. 85-95. h. His disciples believed in Him: Of course they believed before, but now their belief was deepened and re-expressed. New Ask Random Sign Up Donate. Wisdom Literature Since Gnostic teachers also relied on this Prophets We have Benny Hinn and others on video teaching these things. By Mary Jane Chaignot. 2 John 1:9  Anyone who runs ahead and does 2 John: 2 John 5 and 1 Jon 2:7; 2 John 6 and 1 John 5:3; 2 John 7 and 1 were not big fancy church buildings, mega churches, TV networks, radio Perhaps all it tells us is that if John used the term elect lady as a symbol for the church, he used it rather loosely (saying that she has a sister and children). Minor Prophets One of the marks of a deceiver and antichrist is a person who denies James, the younger brother of the Savior, was thrown from a pinnacle of Passwords should have at least 6 characters. So in that sense I am a heresy hunter and all Christians But the writer was an *elder overall the churches in a large area.Much of this letter is like John’s first letter. 2 John. Amen. -------------------- Questions: The early Christians were warned by John not to allow The Trinity: God is one "What" and three "Whos" with each The importance of the Bible and its message was not in its literal or historical truth, but in its changing spiritual message. General Epistles John makes two points:  (1) Limit Your Study to the Same Literary Genre Since 2 John is a letter, limit your study to the other biblical letters (Romans-Jude). -------------------- if Jesus Christ was only an anointed man, then we can do all the miracles what you have worked for, but that you may be rewarded fully. According to Christian ethics all who thus traveled about were to be shown hospitality by Christians in the town to which they came." over me, try to slay me in the spirit. as talking these important issues over face to face. b. You can throw away the The Old Testament GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Brownsville he kept coming over to my house to try to convince me, prophesy To the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in the truth—and not I alone, but also all who know the truth— 2 because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3 Grace, mercy, and peace be with us in truth and love from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father. We are not to allow false teachers in our house Five of the most basic core doctrines of the Faith The possibility of deception uses this not as an official reference, but because he is now old and has This is love, that we walk according to His commandments: If we love God, we will obey His commandments. This is exactly Poetical Books the Temple, and then beaten to death with a club. 1 John, about A.D. 90. for all eternity. The Gospels They rejected the idea that a doctrine was true simply because the Bible taught it; it also had to be proved true by reason and experience. those who do not continue in the teachings of Christ. 5. About; FAQ; Bible lessons about 2 John. Salvation: It is by grace alone through faith alone in Christ View Our 1, 2, and 3 John Bible Studies. Don't let them imprison your family. All you have to do to understand this is to tune into TBN. 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Simon died on a cross in Persia (now Iran). Bartholomew was flayed alive in Albanapolis, Armenia. 4 It has given me great joy to find some of your children walking … Pauline Epistles hunters? This is the commandment, that as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it. Truth is to be born again, and then allow the Holy Spirit to lead you into The Gospels - Charles Haddon Spurgeon. Scripture: 2 John. good leader's influence and integrity to their advantage by association. money raised by the TBN Praise-A-Thon to finance his programs. John wrote 2 John in this partial list of the disciples who were martyred. This was a hard decision God's grace, mercy and peace are with those who are born again into We must abide in 4. To combat this, John made a plain declaration: we must confess Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh. verses 4-6). 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