Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year. The New Testament Whosoever goeth onward and abideth not in the teaching of Christ, hath not God: he that abideth in the teaching, the same hath both the Father and the Son. Jesus is also God the Son (Hebrews 1:3). As if our apostle had said, "By this we shall make it evidently appear that there is the true love of God in us, if we endeavour to frame our lives according to his commandments;" and this, he assures them, was the great commandment, which they heard from the beginning, when the gospel was preached unto them, namely, that they should believe in Christ, and love one another, and constantly persevere in the practice of these duties. There are rewards for those who remain true to Christ.

Presumably the Christian community to which he wrote knew who he was. And this is love, that we walk according to His commandments. The apostle went so far as to warn his readers against inviting false teachers into the house or even offering them a greeting (2 John 1:10). Poetical Books GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Historical Books commandments commandment . BibliographyAlford, Henry. BibliographyRobertson, A.T. "Commentary on 2 John 1:6". However, John did not leave love undefined but described it as walking “according to His commandments” (2 John 1:6). Study the bible online using commentary on John 2 and more! Poetical Books 1983-1999. If we allow our desire to defend the truth to make us unloving and intolerant, Satan has won a great victory. And their message really was a new idea. Note the prophecy in this. 1765. "Commentary on 2 John 1:6". Love (η αγαπη — hē agapē). 2 John 1:6. It is inconceivable that any prominent woman in the early church was known to "all who know the truth," every Christian on earth, although such an expression is understandable as a reference to a prominent congregation. "The children mentioned here may either be her own children, or those members of the Church which were under her care, or some of both."

-------------------- However, in this verse, the SINGULAR is used, like the PLURAL in 1 John 2:18-25. This is the commandment — Greek, “The commandment is this,” namely, love, in which all God‘s other commandments are summed up. and our homes. Present-day Christians are very reluctant to receive this teaching, Smith stating that: All such comments fail to take into consideration the identity of the people John was speaking about. "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." New York. Such were to receive no hospitality." Read John 2 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). The truth will be true forever, and we will have the truth forever in eternity. 1952. mere man could not save us from our *sins (Romans 3:10-12). false. Renewal 1960. d. Will be with us forever: The truth does not change.