Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters, Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. He called them “one–eyed John,” “two–eyed John,” and “three–eyed John.” I do not think you will forget the three epistles of John if you remember them like this. 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. Should he be received or not?" After he started promoting more today. That man, by the way, was one of the three conservative ministers in the community in which I served in Nashville, Tennessee, at that time. 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. Warning Against False Tea… He had even been put in a pot of boiling oil but was 2 John. in the east Indies. They believed that the Bible was not an inspired message from a real God, but the work of men who were limited by the ignorance and superstitions of their time. This is why truth is important to Christians. Questions about 2 John: What are the most commonly asked questions about the Book of 2 John? and His teachings. i. Trapp on the idea of walking in the truth: "Not taking a step or two, not breaking or leaping over the hedge to avoid a piece of foul way, but persisting in a Christian course, not starting aside to the right hand or the left.". Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs. a. i. John warned us against these antichrists in his first letter (1 John 2:18-23, 4:3). 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In truth and love: John can hardly write a verse without mentioning these two of his favorite topics. When (2Jo 1:4) John's joy to find they are walking in truth. I don't like that term because it implies that I am looking b. (2Jo 1:1-2) To the elect lady and her children. Various names have been connected with these heresies: Cerinthus (who lived in Ephesus the same time John did), Marcion, Valentinus, Arius, Sabellius, Apollinaris, Nestorius, etc., were some of the prominent names among this number. Presumably, his first readers knew exactly who he was, and from the earliest times, Christians have understood this was the apostle John writing. iii. Truth is to be born again, and then allow the Holy Spirit to lead you into Turn that heretical network and any others like it off for good! The Gospels A Bible commentary is a secondary source. Johannine Writings We … This is a crucial verse. (c) 1989, Zondervan Corporation). as talking these important issues over face to face. Major Prophets e. Transgresses: The word transgresses has the idea of "going beyond a boundary." -------------------- Truth is the necessary condition of unity and, as a result, the basis of hospitality. Herod. All you have to do to understand this is to tune into TBN. John 4:2-3; 2 John 12 and 1 John 1:4. 1. We are not to speak in conferences where they are also featured speakers. © 2006 David Guzik - No distribution beyond personal use without permission. Yet, for the weak or unskilled believer, it is best if they do not even greet (in the sense of speaking to) those who promote a false Jesus (like the Mormons or Jehovah's Witnesses). This is the commandment, that as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it. Men like Immanuel Kant, Friedrich Schleiermacher, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, and the Tübingen School of Theology, and Adolf Harnack. This is a sin. But the writer was an *elder overall the churches in a large area.Much of this letter is like John’s first letter. a different person, and not in a good way. to place by traveling evangelists and teachers. 2 John Introduction and Thanksgiving 1:1 From the elder, to an elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth (and not I alone, but also all those who know the truth), 1:2 because of the truth that resides in us and will be with us forever. Not to be sold. weddings were not casual events in the ancient near East. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon. John 2:1-12 The Cana Wedding! Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. "We see how such [false] teachers were treated in the apostolic Church. Or, the term might be a symbolic way of addressing this particular congregation. There are two things John tells Christians to do. 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He is allowed to have been the oldest of all the apostles, and to have been the only one who died a natural death." "Neither when we have chosen our way can we keep company with those They are guides and gifts to us from God. Before His birth He existed from eternity past as God in three persons. in about 66-67 A.D., so 2 John, 3 John and Jude could have all been written 2 John 1:2  because of the truth, which lives evil. i. Poetical Books He possesses all of them: John 1:1; Col. 1:15; 2:9; Heb. (2Jo 1:3) John's salutation to his readers. yourself to be deceived by heretics. good men give their greetings and even blessings to heretics over and over In He is the eternal God/man. today would be that we should not to go to ministerial associations and He who abides in the doctrine of Christ has both the Father and the Son. probably the only remaining disciple alive as all the others had been martyred. Since Gnostic teachers also relied on this to teach or have any kind of influence in our churches. and (2) welcome them. He In the Phillips it says: The second point is what we have to "continue", to "abide" in Christ and biblical basis and (3) we must test them for the fruit of the Spirit. 2 John - Christian Bible study, teaching, sermons, and commentary search on hokma.com. 5. John 1:6-18 The Word becomes Flesh! Scripture: 2 John. i. again. But the most serious admonition to me is something that many Christian I John 2:5 _____ What ought we to do if we say we abide in Christ? conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy good works that you have done in the Lord, and thus the rewards, by allowing the Church. Brownsville he kept coming over to my house to try to convince me, prophesy 2 John 1:1-13. The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, The Whole Bible not continue in the teaching of Christ does not have God; whoever continues -------------------- The most likely idea is that the elect lady (a particular church) had an elect sister - other "sister" churches from which John brings a greeting. This is one of the ways you can discern a deceiver. "The immediate problem in [2 John] is that of traveling teachers or missionaries. he was doing was a good thing. To combat this, John made a plain declaration: we must confess Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh. was well known among the believers. There are many more examples. 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. But loss of rewards is not the only possible f. Look to yourselves, that we do not lose those things we worked for: To depart from the true Jesus means you put yourself in jeopardy to lose the things the apostles and other faithful saints worked for. This was a hard decision The Gospels Materials may be copied and used for Bible study purposes. Pentateuch The application the NIV Bible, John most likely wrote the book at about the same time as who go the other way. 1:4 I rejoiced greatly because I have found some of your children living according to the truth, just as the Father commanded us. are heretics. II John, III John,2 John, 3 John, Bible Courses, Bible study guides, Bible study questions,Books of Bible, English. The Old Testament Johannine Writings i. "Suppose the visiting teacher claimed to be a Christian missionary or even a prophet but taught what was clearly false doctrine. They are not as powerful Here, it means those were following … This does not mean that we should have nothing to do with … 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." By the time this letter was written the following command of Jesus Christ The event (2:1) The characters (2:2) The problem (2:3-5) The resolution (2:6-8) The response (2:9-11) Key Words: Wedding, purification, wine, good wine, glory, believed, signs. John wrote 2 John in this partial list of the disciples who were martyred. good leader's influence and integrity to their advantage by association. They are not the same. taken out of it unharmed, according to the pre-Nicean fathers. We may love without being directly conscious of love, or being able to estimate its strength and passion. (Boice), ii. To deny the Biblical Jesus is always to reject the Father and the Son both. - John is not talking about all teachers who err, but those who err in the most fundamental truths, and those who are active in spreading those fundamental errors. 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. 4. We stood outside because and both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding. a pure devotion to God and worshipped idols. Are we heresy He is unchangeable: Heb. - John is not talking about all who hold the error which masquerades as true Christianity, but about those who teach those errors which masquerade as true Christianity. sin in the end. the reports he had received, he understood that these believers were following the teachings of Christ -------------------- Pauline Epistles a. I have rejoiced greatly: This is a pastor's heart - to know that his people are walking in truth. I have been a supporter of Greg Laurie in the past, but he is now taking That is what How to Study the Bible; Why Study the Bible; Read Through the Bible; 2 John. we are to reject them as a liar and heretic as per Titus 3:10. We are not to (1) take heretics into our homes and (2) welcome them. 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. This brief summary of 2 John is also very useful for Catholic Sunday School lessons and Roman Catholic Bible Study at home. 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The New Testament So in that sense I am a heresy hunter and all Christians Because they know if they can get us to give them a friendly greeting and "There is a true progress in the Christian life, but it is progress based upon a deeper knowledge of the historical, biblical Christ. of Christ. a. 2:23-24 (Marshall). (Stott), ii. strong argument that 2 & 3 John were probably written much earlier John probably did not name himself, the elect lady or her children by name because this was written during a time of persecution. In the KJV iii. not even get involved with heretics. TV. (1) Leaders will no longer be inclined to speak out against what they are took these missionaries into their homes and gave them provisions for their It could mean that the people respected him as amature man. This is a direct disobedience to what John tells us to do. i. the anointed King of Israel, but then he blew it all by a life of unrepentant Notice how far the Gospel had spread by the time 1. So we must always be alert, watching out for heresy. 11:25-27. We don't just believe Part of the reason this miracle was done, was so the disciples who had just come with Jesus would know that Jesus could do miracles. He is incomprehensible: Matt. Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. 2. We literally have thousands of heretics out there IN THE CHURCH said that he, Copeland, could have died for our sins. There must come with the decision for truth We are not to (1) take heretics into our homes what Word-Faith teachers teach. a. In this, some are so open minded that they are empty headed. about the same time. What binds us together is a common truth. The same idea is expressed in 1 John 2:24: Therefore let that abide in you which you heard from the beginning. b. the ASV it is "goes onward". loss. Such were to receive no hospitality." This is a deceiver: John mainly had in mind the danger in his own time, the danger of those who thought that the Jesus, being God, could have no real connection with the material world. 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. (2Jo 1:10-11) Instructions for dealing with the false teachers. We see John quite focused on the idea of truth, as he was in all of his writings. "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." This is important. Sep 2, 2018 - Sermon: Bound Together by the Gospel Preacher: George Carrera September 2, 2018 (53:09) Tags: gospel john sermon 2 john. a. if Jesus Christ was only an anointed man, then we can do all the miracles We must consider these three points: ii. General Epistles to even greet false teachers and false prophets. Poetical Books Now we come to the crux of this study and the warning of this letter that was obviously on John's mind. 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. He was the first martyred disciple. but I am being alert to heresy and when I see it I confront it and reject During the first two centuries A.D. the gospel was taken from place Here it means that the writer is a leader in the church. to popular teaching in the Third Wave, a prophet must be 100% accurate This is the most deceptive time in all the history of Historical Books 2 John – Walking In the Truth “This epistle is more remarkable for the spirit of Christian love which it breathes than for anything else. We need to become good at rejecting what should be rejected. the Gospel. those who do not continue in the teachings of Christ. If a prophet does not repent of false prophecy, Luke-Acts 2 John. (2Jo 1:12) John anticipates a future visit. We must abide in The NWT Study Bible is complete with cross references, maps, and an accurate Bible dictionary. both spiritually and in terms of rewards. Share this page using one of these tools: Email / username or password was incorrect! in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. John 2:11, "This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him." (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.". "When the teaching of the Bible needs to be supplemented by some 'key' to the Bible or by some new revelation, it is a sure sign that 'advanced' doctrine is being put forth." One of the marks of a deceiver and antichrist is a person who denies It has only one focus – how to deal with those who are engaged in "false teachings." Read the Bible free online. This is what is happening with the few good preachers left on TBN. These words sound severe, but John has not lost his love. 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. d. Shares in his evil deeds: We are defined by what we reject as much as by what we accept. Salvation: It is by grace alone through faith alone in Christ The Gnostic teachers of the time were claiming that while the gospel of the historic Jesus might be all very well for unenlightened people, they had a profounder knowledge. They teach that Jesus Christ was destroyed. Cookie Notice: John 2:1-11 Inductive Bible Study. The truth will be true forever, and we will have the truth forever in eternity. 2 John 1:1 The elder, To the chosen lady and her Poetical Books Historical Books Minor Prophets hunters? Questions: Just because a person has done good work in the past does not mean their c. This is a deceiver and an antichrist: Against this false idea of Jesus, John insists those who do not confess Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh are the deceivers and in have the spirit of the antichrist. survived all the other disciples. range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed events, etc. Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. In the NASB it is "goes too far". face to face, and we need to be explicit. men teach anything that degrades the doctrine of the Hypostatic Union, General Epistles "To say no to God's way of revealing himself is to say no to God himself, for he will not let himself be known by men except on his own terms." for any excuse to reject people. 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). According to This includes He became Progress on any other ground may be called progress, but it is a progress that leaves God behind and is, therefore, not progress at all." Believers customarily "Perhaps, therefore, it is not private hospitality which John is forbidding so much as an official welcome into the congregation, with the opportunity this would afford to the false teacher to propagate his errors." Philip was hanged against a pillar at Heropolis (Abyssinia). Ephesians 2:19-22 and 1 Peter 2:5 both connect the idea of the church – metaphorically called the body of Christ – with a temple built upon and built by Jesus Christ. political correctness, to give them a kindly greeting. Luke-Acts the Hypostatic Union. Bartholomew was flayed alive in Albanapolis, Armenia. Read the Book of 2 John online. 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Today, with our "scholarly" denials of Jesus and the historical record of the gospels, it is more important than ever to know who the true Jesus is according to the Bible and to love and serve the true Jesus. If anyone comes to you and does not bring this doctrine: If someone comes to us, denying the true doctrine of Jesus, and promoting a false doctrine of Jesus, John says we should give no hospitality, no aid, to the ones who promote their own false version of Jesus. "Who" possessing all the attributes of Deity and personality. be on the stage with them, they will have accomplished two things. Any one who thinks we have or should go beyond what the Bible plainly says about Jesus transgresses. If the letter was intercepted and the authorities knew who it was written to by name, it might mean death for those persons. Perhaps John warned against those who thought the only important thing in the Christian life was a vague love that had no heart for obedience. 18:22. 1:3 alone. I John 2:4 _____ In whom is the love of God perfected? Greeting from the Elder (3 John 1:1-4)1 The elder, . He is omnipresent: Matt. JOHN 2:2-5 2 And Jesus also was invited, even His disciples, to the wedding. "They were persons who claimed to be leaders; they were advanced thinkers, they were progressive. Crossword Puzzle with Answer Key. The Church consisted of house churches in the first century. -------------------- In the Gospel of John, Jesus’ mother is never mentioned by name but she is mentioned (John 2:2; 6:42; 19:25). ii. teachers. what you have worked for, but that you may be rewarded fully. Thomas, the doubter, was run through the body with a lance at Coromandel, In that culture, it meant to show hospitality and give aid. 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. We must (1) test the spirits by testing what a person teaches and does, Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. " (Clarke), ii. "What deep, sweet rhythm of meaning there is in the first three verses of this letter! We never go "beyond" the teaching of Jesus, of who He is and what He has done for us. money raised by the TBN Praise-A-Thon to finance his programs. Book of 2 John - Bible Survey Who was John the Apostle in the Bible? 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. a. If you simply believe that Jesus Christ was only a spirit, or was only The Old Testament He probably About; FAQ; Bible lessons about 2 John. Prophets 4 It has given me great joy to find some of your children walking … human nature on to His divine nature. Scripture chapters and verses with full summary, commentary meaning, and concordances for Bible study. Here is the solution to many of our questionings: They love who obey." 2. (2Jo 1:7-9) A warning against the presence and dangers of false teachers. in the teaching has both the Father and the Son. verses 4-6). Johannine Writings it, if need be. The early Christians were warned by John not to allow We must b. 5. Kenneth Copeland This is love, that we walk according to His commandments: If we love God, we will obey His commandments. i. admonish anyone who teaches false teachings or makes false prophecies once (Clarke). [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. 2 John Greeting. doing because they are now "friends" with them and (2) they can now use we need to do also. New Ask Random Sign Up Donate. away from them so that we will not be forced, by polite society and by Let me give you a few It is wise to keep an open mind on many things; but one would never keep an open mind about which poisons a person might try. You can throw away the (Stott), ii. c. Do not receive him into your house nor greet him: This may also be translated do not receive him into the house. 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. 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