JOHN-2 TOTAL CHAPTERS: 1
JOHN-2 TOTAL VERSES: 13
TOTAL WORDS: 303
DATE WRITTEN: 90 AD
Living In Love.Walking In Truth. Exhortation to Christian love and conduct. Warning against Deceivers and False teachers.
John, “The elect lady and her children”: Either a specific woman or a church.
BOOK OF JOHN-2 KEY VERSES:
1:6: This is love, that we walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, that as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it.
1:8: Look to yourselves, that we do not lose those things we worked for, but that we may receive a full reward.
1:9: Whoever transgresses and does not abide in the doctrine of Christ does not have God. He who abides in the doctrine of Christ has both the Father and Son.
The author of this Book is John son of Zebedee. The apostle of Jesus and the author of the Gospel of John and the book of Revelation. He was a first Cousin of Jesus. The letter is difficult to date with certainty but is likely written around 85-95 AD. John was mostly in Ephesus, and this letter cites an addressee “The Elect Lady” which could either be a woman OR a church in spiritual meaning. The addressee is advised to have minimal fellowship with unbelievers. The ideas of love, truth, and obedience are emphasized. The addressee chosen lady and her children are encouraged to love one another and watch out for false teachers especially those who don’t believe that Jesus Christ was a human being with a real body.
CHAPTER WISE SUMMARY:
Chapter#1: Truth vs. Error. Truth And Deception. Keep walking in the truth. If we don’t continue walking in the truth, we are in opposition to the Lord himself. Reject Teachers Who Don’T Teach What Christ Taught. Plans to visit and greetings.