10 If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, rdo not receive him into your house or give him any greeting, John 5 - After these things there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face. 18 There is no fear in love, but dperfect love casts out fear. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist. 11 And this is the testimony, that God gave us ceternal life, and dthis life is in his Son. 5 Now I want mto remind you, although you once fully knew it, that nJesus, who saved3 a people out of the land of Egypt, oafterward destroyed those who did not believe. 12 eWhoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. a 2 He is expiation for our sins, and not for our sins only but for those of the whole world. 21 ykeep yourselves in the love of God, zwaiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life. The literary considerations that link 2 John and 3 John also link them with the First Letter and the Gospel of John. 18 They6 said to you, u“In the last time there will be scoffers, following their own ungodly passions.” 3 For othis is the love of God, that we pkeep his commandments. 5 kEveryone who believes that lJesus is the Christ has been born of God, and meveryone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 2 Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul. 7 For they have gone out for the sake of hthe name, iaccepting nothing from the Gentiles. 2 John 5 ESV - And now I ask you, dear lady—… | Biblia 9 For behold, on athe stone that I have set before Joshua, on a single stone with bseven eyes,3 I will cengrave its inscription, declares the Lord of hosts, and dI will remove the iniquity of this land in a single day. 17 By this ais love perfected with us, so that bwe may have confidence for the day of judgment, because cas he is so also are we in this world. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 25 to ithe only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, jbe glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time8 and now and forever. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and bnow is in the world already. 2 John – Walking In the Truth “This epistle is more remarkable for the spirit of Christian love which it breathes than for anything else. 4 For reveryone who has been born of God overcomes the world. 3 For cI rejoiced greatly when the brothers1 came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: y every spirit that confesses that z Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 3 and every spirit a that does not confess Jesus is not from God. 2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. Christ and His Commandments. 2 nBy this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. 14 And this is hthe confidence that we have toward him, that iif we ask anything according to his will he hears us. 2 John is being written to warn a “sister” congregation some distance away of the missionary efforts of the secessionist false teachers, and the dangers of wel… 15 And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him. 12 Demetrius mhas received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself. 8 lAnyone who does not love does not know God, because mGod is love. 5 k Everyone who believes that l Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and m everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 3 and every spirit athat does not confess Jesus is not from God. 5 Beloved, it is a faithful thing you do in all your efforts for ethese brothers, fstrangers as they are, John 2:5(NASB) Verse Thoughts. 4 I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a … 11 Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 4 Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for che who is in you is greater than dhe who is in the world. 17 But you must tremember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ. kThere is sin that leads to death; lI do not say that one should pray for that. 6 And this is love, that we walk according to His commandments. 6 We are from God. 3 Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love. At the start of the letter, the writer calls himself the‘*elder’. 2 John 1:5 - Now I ask you, lady, not as though I were writing to you a new commandment, but the one which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another. 9 I have written something to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority. New International Version (NIV) 3 For o this is the love of God, that we p … Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. 22 And have mercy on those who doubt; For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not abeen perfected in love. 14 It was also about these that Enoch, lthe seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying, m“Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his holy ones, It could meanthat the person was old. 15 Peace be to you. Suitable for young and old. yGod is love, and zwhoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. 4 I was overjoyed to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as the Father has commanded us. 16 These are grumblers, malcontents, qfollowing their own sinful desires; rthey are loud-mouthed boasters, sshowing favoritism to gain advantage. 12 tThough I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. 15 wWhoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God. 10 In this is love, onot that we have loved God nbut that he loved us and sent his Son to be pthe propitiation for our sins. John 2:5, NASB: "His mother said to the servants, 'Whatever He says to you, do it.'" The elder, To the lady chosen by God and to her children, whom I love in the truth—and not I only, but … New International Version (NIV). And vthe Spirit is the one who testifies, because wthe Spirit is the truth. 6 This is he who came uby water and blood—Jesus Christ; not by the water only but by the water and the blood. 20 fIf anyone says, “I love God,” and ghates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot1 love God hwhom he has not seen. 2 John 1:5 “And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.” King James Version (KJV) Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. on StudyLight.org By this we know hthe Spirit of truth and ithe spirit of error. Greet the friends, peach by name. 23 save others by asnatching them out of bthe fire; to others show mercy cwith fear, hating even dthe garment7 stained by the flesh. 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.” (Adam Clarke) We also add our testimony, and nyou know that our testimony is true. The First Epistle of John, often referred to as First John and written 1 John or I John, is the first of the Johannine epistles of the New Testament, and the fourth of the catholic epistles.There is no scholarly consensus as to the authorship of the Johannine works.The author of the First Epistle is termed John the Evangelist, who most scholars believe is not the same as John the Apostle. John 2:5 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] John 2:5, NIV: "His mother said to the servants, 'Do whatever he tells you.'" John 5:2, NLT: "Inside the city, near the Sheep Gate, was the pool of Bethesda, with five covered porches." He is the true God and teternal life. 12 qNo one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and rhis love is perfected in us. JOHN 5:1-2 1 After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. And not content with that, he refuses to welcome the brothers, and also stops those who want to and puts them out of the church. 11 for whoever greets him stakes part in his wicked works. Presumably the Christian community to which he wrote knew who he was. But if anyone does sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous one. 9 Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, qdoes not have God. But the writer was an *elder overall the churches in a large area.Much of this letter is like John’s first letter. 4 Beloved, tdo not believe every spirit, but utest the spirits to see whether they are from God, for vmany wfalse prophets xhave gone out into the world. The apostle identifies himself as “the elder,” a title that reflects both his age at the time of the writing and his authority in the early church. 8 Watch yourselves, oso that you may not lose what we1 have worked for, but pmay win a full reward. John 13:34-35 "A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another." All rights reserved worldwide. Overview of the book of 2 John. 9 xIf we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater, for this is the testimony of God ythat he has borne concerning his Son. John 5 1 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for a feast of the Jews. 19 We know that we are from God, and qthe whole world lies in the power of the evil one. 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. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. 6 And jthis is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just kas you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it. 13 The children of your elect sister greet you. 16 So xwe have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. 4 I have no greater joy than to hear that dmy children are walking in the truth. (A) I ask that we love one another. b 3 The way we may be sure * that we know him is to keep his commandments. 19 It is these who cause divisions, worldly people, vdevoid of the Spirit. That’s what John writes in his second letter to his congregation, asking them to love one another in obedience to God (2 John 1:5–6). 13 hwild waves of the sea, casting up the foam of itheir own shame; jwandering stars, kfor whom the gloom of utter darkness has been reserved forever. 18 We know that neveryone who has been born of God does not keep on sinning, but ohe who was born of God pprotects him, and the evil one does not touch him. 15 nto execute judgment on all and to convict all the ungodly of all their deeds of ungodliness that they have ocommitted in such an ungodly way, and of all pthe harsh things that ungodly sinners have spoken against him.” 8 the Spirit and the water and the blood; and these three agree. Near the Sheep Gate in Jerusalem there was a pool, in Hebrew called Bethesda, with five alcoves. 8 Yet in like manner these people also, relying on their dreams, defile the flesh, reject authority, and tblaspheme the glorious ones. 9 In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that nGod sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print. 2 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem 1 in Judea, in the time 2 of King Herod, 3 wise men 4 from the East came to Jerusalem 5 2 saying, “Where is the one who is born king of the Jews? 5 And now I urge you, dear lady— not as a new commandment to you, but one we have had from the beginning— that we love one another. 2 n By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. 10 Whoever believes in the Son of God zhas the testimony in himself. 2 For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever. Read more Share Copy Loving our neighbors has been an important part of the Christian life “from the beginning” (2 John 1:5). For we saw his star when it rose 6 and have come to worship him.” 3 When King Herod 7 heard this he was alarmed, and all Jerusalem with him. 6 who testified to your love before the church. Love is one of John’s favorite topics throughout his letters. 8 Therefore we ought to support people like these, that we may be fellow workers for the truth. uInstead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, vso that our joy may be complete. Summarize John 5:1 by explaining that after Jesus Christ ministered in Galilee, He traveled to Jerusalem to observe a Jewish feast, most likely the Passover (see John 5:1, footnote a). 2 ebecause of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3 fGrace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father’s Son, in truth and love. I ask that we love one another. The concern with “truth,” christology, mutual love, the new commandment, antichrist, and the integrity of witness to the earthly Jesus mark these works as products of the Johannine school. 7 For there are three that testify: Whoever does not believe God ahas made him a liar, bbecause he has not believed in the testimony that God has borne concerning his Son. 4 Beloved, t do not believe every spirit, but u test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for v many w false prophets x have gone out into the world. Invite a student to read John 5:2–4 aloud. To the lady chosen by God and to her children, whom I love in the truth—and not I only, but also all 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. 4 5 CHAPTER 2. For they walked in zthe way of Cain and abandoned themselves for the sake of gain ato Balaam’s error and bperished in Korah’s rebellion. 7 For lmany deceivers mhave gone out into the world, nthose who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. John 5:2, NASB: "Now there is in Jerusalem by the sheep gate a pool, which is called in Hebrew Bethesda, having five porticoes." There are three ways that we can use the word ‘*elder’. Amen. 21 And ithis commandment we have from him: jwhoever loves God must also love his brother. 7 Beloved, jlet us love one another, for love is from God, and kwhoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 17 mAll wrongdoing is sin, but there is sin that does not lead to death. 5 eThey are from the world; therefore they speak from the world, and fthe world listens to them. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: yevery spirit that confesses that zJesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 5 And now I ask you, dear lady—hnot as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—ithat we love one another. aTo those who are called, bbeloved in God the Father and ckept for2 Jesus Christ: 2 May dmercy, epeace, and love be multiplied to you. 1 aThe elder to the beloved Gaius, bwhom I love in truth. Recorded by Dr. Andy Woods February 15, 2016. 5 Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes tthat Jesus is the Son of God? See How They All Connect. Look with me, at some Scriptures that Jesus spoke Himself about this very thing. John 2:5, ESV: "His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.”" John 2:5, KJV: "His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it." 7 just as qSodom and Gomorrah and rthe surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and spursued unnatural desire,4 serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire. His stage name was bestowed on him in 1998 when he left David Lee Roth and joined the rock group Marilyn Manson as their guitarist, taking over for Zim Zum. 3 Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our fcommon salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you gto contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints. 2 John 5 New International Version (NIV) 5 And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. 2 Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool that in Hebrew is called Bethesda, having five porches. Here it means that the writer is a leader in the church. 12 These are hidden reefs5 cat your love feasts, as they feast with you without fear, dshepherds feeding themselves; ewaterless clouds, fswept along by winds; fruitless trees in late autumn, twice dead, guprooted; NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. 20 But you, beloved, wbuilding yourselves up in your most holy faith and xpraying in the Holy Spirit, 2 John 5 5 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: d that we love one another. 1 Jude, a servant1 of Jesus Christ and brother of James. 11 Beloved, jdo not imitate evil but imitate good. John William Lowery (born July 31, 1971), best known by the stage name John 5, is an American guitarist. 13 sBy this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—sour faith. 13 oI had much to write to you, but I would rather not write with pen and ink. gWhoever knows God listens to us; whoever is not from God does not listen to us. Each localchurch had its leaders who were the ‘elders’. 1 John 5:2 "By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments." kWhoever does good is from God; lwhoever does evil has not seen God. 11 Woe to them! John 5 Even on the Sabbath 1-6 Soon another Feast came around and Jesus was back in Jerusalem. 16 If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask, and jGod1 will give him life—to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. Whoever abides in the teaching qhas both the Father and the Son. The elect lady and her children refers to a particular local church at some distance from the community where the author is living at the time. NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. 4 For hcertain people ihave crept in unnoticed jwho long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert kthe grace of our God into sensuality and ldeny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ. Just as in the Gospel of John the author does not explicitly identify himself with the Apostle John, so here he prefers the designation the elder. 19 eWe love because he first loved us. 10 So if I come, I will bring up what he is doing, talking wicked nonsense against us. 13 I write fthese things to you who gbelieve in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life. The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all … While in Jerusalem, He went to a pool near the temple. The miracle was the cure of an impotent man that had been diseased thirty-eight years, with the circumstances of that cure, John 5:1-16. 24 eNow to him who is able fto keep you from stumbling and gto present you hblameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, Answer: John begins his second epistle with these words: “The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth” (2 John 1:1, ESV). 5 And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 3 Here a great number of disabled people used to lie--the blind, the lame, the paralyzed. Cancel any time. The friends greet you. 1 aThe elder to the elect lady and her children, bwhom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who cknow dthe truth, 21 Little children, ukeep yourselves from idols. 20 And we know that the Son of God has come and rhas given us understanding, so that we may know shim who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. It could mean that the people respected him as amature man. 1 John 5:2 We Know We Love God (yellow) 1 John 5:19 The Whole World Lies In The Power Of The Evil One (blue) 1 John 5:19 We Know We Are Of God (red) 1 John 5:14 God Will Hear Us (beige) 1 John 5:14 Confidence In Him (brown) 1 John 5:14 Confidence In Him (red) 1 John 5:1 A Child Of God (red) 14 And twe have seen and testify that uthe Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of vthe world. 10 yBut these people blaspheme all that they do not understand, and they are destroyed by all that they, like unreasoning animals, understand instinctively. 1 My children, * I am writing this to you so that you may not commit sin. And qhis commandments are not burdensome. 4 gI rejoiced greatly to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we were commanded by the Father. You will do well to send them on their journey in a manner gworthy of God. 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