2 John 1:1-3
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The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who know the truth,
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because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever:
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Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father's Son, in truth and love.

The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who know the truth

2 John 1:1-3
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The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who know the truth,
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because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever:
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Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father's Son, in truth and love.
  1. How did the elder love the elect lady and her children?
    2 John 1:1
    The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who know the truth,
  2. Who else loved them?
    2 John 1:1
    The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who know the truth,
  3. What abides in us?
    2 John 1:2
    because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever:
  4. How long will the truth be with us?
    2 John 1:3
    Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father's Son, in truth and love.
  5. Who are grace, mercy and truth from?
    2 John 1:3
    Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father's Son, in truth and love.
  6. What are grace, mercy and truth in?
    2 John 1:3
    Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father's Son, in truth and love.

2 John 1:4-6
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I rejoiced greatly to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we were commanded by the Father.
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And now I ask you, dear lady—not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another.
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And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.

And now I ask you, dear lady—not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another

2 John 1:4-6
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I rejoiced greatly to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we were commanded by the Father.
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And now I ask you, dear lady—not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another.
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And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.
  1. What did they do that made John rejoice?
    2 John 1:4
    I rejoiced greatly to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we were commanded by the Father.
  2. Who do we have commandment from?
    2 John 1:4
    I rejoiced greatly to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we were commanded by the Father.
  3. How did John plead with them?
    2 John 1:5
    And now I ask you, dear lady—not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another.
  4. When had they heard the commandment?
    2 John 1:5
    And now I ask you, dear lady—not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another.
  5. Who are we commanded to love?
    2 John 1:5
    And now I ask you, dear lady—not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another.
  6. What is love?
    2 John 1:6
    And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.
  7. When had they first heard this?
    2 John 1:6
    And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.

2 John 1:7-11
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For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist.
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Watch yourselves, so that you may not lose what we have worked for, but may win a full reward.
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Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son.
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If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house or give him any greeting,
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for whoever greets him takes part in his wicked works.

For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist

2 John 1:7-11
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For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist.
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Watch yourselves, so that you may not lose what we have worked for, but may win a full reward.
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Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son.
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If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house or give him any greeting,
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for whoever greets him takes part in his wicked works.
  1. How many deceivers have gone out into the world?
    2 John 1:7
    For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist.
  2. How does John label them?
    2 John 1:7
    For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist.
  3. Why were they to look to themselves?
    2 John 1:8
    Watch yourselves, so that you may not lose what we have worked for, but may win a full reward.
  4. What did John want to receive?
    2 John 1:8
    Watch yourselves, so that you may not lose what we have worked for, but may win a full reward.
  5. If a person transgresses and does not abide in the doctrine of Christ, what does he not have?
    2 John 1:9
    Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son.
  6. What does a person have, who abides in the doctrine Christ?
    2 John 1:9
    Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son.
  7. If anyone comes to you and does not bring this doctrine, what are you not to do?
    2 John 1:10
    If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house or give him any greeting,
  8. If you do greet him or receive him into your house, what will you be sharing in?
    2 John 1:11
    for whoever greets him takes part in his wicked works.

2 John 1:12-13
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Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. Instead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, so that our joy may be complete.
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The children of your elect sister greet you.

Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. Instead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, so that our joy may be complete

2 John 1:12-13
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Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. Instead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, so that our joy may be complete.
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The children of your elect sister greet you.
  1. What did John have to write to them?
    2 John 1:12
    Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. Instead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, so that our joy may be complete.
  2. Why did he want to come to them?
    2 John 1:12
    Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. Instead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, so that our joy may be complete.
  3. Who sent their greetings?
    2 John 1:13
    The children of your elect sister greet you.