2 JOHN

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  1. We are commanded to walk in truth.
  2. When we walk according to God's commandments, we will fulfill love to others.
  3. Some were denying that Jesus was the Christ who came in the flesh.
  4. John did not want them to be deceived by false teachers and therefore miss out on salvation.
  5. Do not receive him into your house nor even greet him.

3 JOHN

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  1. Receive them and give them what they need for their labor.
  2. We become fellow workers for the truth of God when we help those who labor in the gospel.
  3. Diotrephes loved to have pre-eminence over others and therefore dominated decision making in the church. He also refused to help those who labored in the gospel and put those who did out of the church.
  4. We should imitate what is good and not evil. We should love the brethren, help the stranger who comes into the church, and help those who labor in the gospel.
  5. One who claims to know God but does evil is not of God.