1, 2, and 3 John (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament) by Robert W. Yarbrough

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1, 2, & 3 JOHN. When false teachers began to undermine the faith of Christians at the end of the first century, the Apostle John responded with hard-hitting words about righteousness, love, and truth. His message continues to expose falsehood and give true Christians confidence in /5(51).

The newest commentary in this series is 1, 2, 3 John by Constantine Campbell, and it is a master piece. This is common place for a and 3 John book series which is known for excellence in scholarship yet practical in application.

In many commentaries about 1, 2, 3 John the main focus is 1 John, with little or no attention paid to 2 and 3 John/5(8). The books of 1, 2, and 3 John are short and sweet, but somewhat challenging like facing a journey through the wilderness.

When taking on such a task, we are always better off with a guide, a teacher who will lay out each step simply and carefully, with all the love /5(). Written by John the Elder to house church believers, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John echo the gospel of John.

They emphasize that God is light and love and every true believer will demonstrate God's light and love. 1, 2, 3 John by 2 Soo Hoo.

Author Gilbert Soo Hoo. Title 1, 2, 3 John. Format Rating: % positive. When were 1, 2, and 3 John written. All books of the New Testament refer to events that happened in the first century, such as the life of Jesus, the spread of the gospel, and issues that arose in the infant churches.

The New Testament books were themselves written in the second half of that century. 1, 2 & 3 John Study And 3 John book book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to for /5. (II John13) 3. Ill John was written to John's friend Gaius.

The main messages of the books. The main message, of I John is that Jesus was God come in the flesh to save humanity. False teachers had infiltrated the church denying the divinity of Jesus Christ. They denied that God could be packaged in flesh. (I John ) b. The four short letters of John and Jude deliver powerful messages of correct living in a wrong world and are as relevant today as they were in the first century.

Written near the end of the John’s life, 1 John was meant to revive the faith, love, and hope of his readers and encourage them to renew an authentic, contagious walk with s: Here, John commends Gaius and his hospitality, disapproves of Diotrephes, and commends one itinerate preaches—Demetrius—to Gaius.

Pastors, students, Bible study leaders, and laypeople would enjoy this book. It is easy reading, sharp, 2 incisive. I've had a tough time finding good commentaries in John.4/5(1). 2 John New International Version (NIV). 1 The elder, 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.

"1, 2, and 3 John" is an in-depth examination of the text of 1, 2, and 3 John/5. 1, 2, 3 John book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Word Biblical Commentary delivers the best in biblical scholarship, /5. Summary of the Book of 1 John Author: 1, 2, and 3 John have from earliest times been attributed to the apostle John, who also wrote the Gospel of John.

The content, style, and vocabulary seem to warrant the conclusion that these three epistles. First John is not an easy book to outline, for John weaves topics together and flows from idea to idea. Therefore, many different outlines have been made. You may want to find several to compare from study Bibles, commentaries, and Bible handbooks.

and 3 John book John –), 79, Eight — Love in Action (1 John ), 87, Nine — God Is Love Brand: The Navigators. Rather than a verse-by-verse approach, the authors have crafted chapters that explain and apply key passages in their assigned Bible books.

Readers will learn to see Christ in all aspects of Scripture, and they will be encouraged by the devotional nature of each exposition. Exalting Jesus in 1, 2 & 3 John is written by Daniel L. Akin. 3 John New International Version (NIV). 1 The elder, To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth.

2 Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. 3 It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the truth, telling how you continue to walk in it.

4 I have no greater joy. King James Version 1 The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth. 2 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.

3 For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is. 1 John New International Version (NIV) 3 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God.

And that is what we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. 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.

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.

3 John For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth Colossians Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which ye have to all the saints, 1 Thessalonians Comfortable Christianity often means a weak Christianity.

In this study on John’s three letters, Dr. Tony Evans challenges Christians who have grown comfortable and complacent in their faith. Fellowship with God is the essence of our faith, and Tony walks through 1, 2 & 3 John to paint a picture of love, obedience, and truth.

In a world that hates Jesus, we are called to love Him and His. 2 3 answers 1. Christ Himself and Christ alone. Christian fellowship. The apostle John. The epistles 2 John and 3 John, the gospel of John and the book of Revelation.

Sometime between 95 and A.D. When John wrote this epistle, false teaching and false teachers had already infiltrated the Christian church, and a. He is the author of several books, including Advances in the Study of Greek, Basics of Verbal Aspect in Biblical Greek, Keep Your Greek, Paul and Union with Christ, Outreach and the Artist, and 1, 2 & 3 John in The Story of God Bible Commentary series.

Con is a scholar, public speaker, musician, and author, and lives in Lake Zurich, Illinois Author: Constantine R. Campbell. Also, 1 Jn. ,12,28; ,18; ; and 3 Jn. 4 all reference John™s readers as his filittle children.fl Such a fatherly concern points to John as an older man.

As to a date, it is commonly believed to have been written close to the end of the 1 st century, somewhere. Similarly, 2 John emphasizes the serious nature of false teachings and encourages readers to be on their guard.

The briefest book of the New Testament is 3 John, but its message is an important one. It compares the warmth and generosity offered by two different leaders of that religious community. Date of Writing: The Book of 3 John would most likely have been written at about the same time as John’s other letters, 1 and 2 John, between A.D.

Purpose of Writing: John’s purpose in writing this third epistle is threefold. Watch our overview video on the letters of John, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought.

John calls followers of Jesus to. John authored five books of the New Testament. • John • 1 John • 2 John • 3 John • Revelation Only Paul authored more New Testament books than John. A number of reasons were involved in writing 1 John. • To add to their joy. • To help them guard against sin.

• To confirm the truth that the faithful have overcome the. - Bible Journaling examples from the books of 1, 2 & 3 John. See more ideas about bible journaling, bible, bible art journaling pins. John. In her commentary on John’s letters, Karen H. Jobes writes to bridge the distance between academic biblical studies and pastors, students, and laypeople who are looking for an in-depth treatment of the issues raised by these New Testament books.

He holds a Ph.D. in Humanities from the University of Texas at Arlington and has authored or edited many books and Bible commentaries including Ten Who Changed the World and the Christ-Centered Exposition Commentary volumes on Mark and 1, 2, 3 John.

Bibliographic information. Title: 1, 2, 3 John 5/5(2). The epistle is traditionally held to have been composed by John the Evangelist, at Ephesus, when the writer was in advanced age.

The epistle's content, language and conceptual style are very similar to the Gospel of John, 2 John, and 3 John. Thus, at the end of the 19th century scholar Ernest DeWitt Burton wrote that there could be "no reasonable doubt" that 1 John and the gospel were written.

The Third Epistle of John, often referred to as Third John and written 3 John or III John, is the third-to-last book of the New Testament and the Christian Bible as a whole, and attributed to John the Evangelist, traditionally thought to be the author of the Gospel of John and the other two epistles of John.

The Third Epistle of John is a private letter composed to a man named Gaius. Yet the meaning of the text is often unclear. Part of the problem arises because, although 1 John is called an Epistle, it lacks the formal marks of an Epistle.

In 1, 2, and 3 John, John Painter illuminates the relationship 1, 2, and 3 John have to each other and to the Gospel. Author, Date, and Recipients. John the son of Zebedee probably wrote his three NT letters no later than the 90s a.d.

He wrote from Ephesus (in present-day western Turkey), perhaps to churches like those mentioned in Rev. –John also wrote the Fourth Gospel and the book of Revelation. Theme of 1 John. No other book of the Bible talks about love as often as First John.

About one in every 50 words is a form of “love”—that makes for about 52 mentions of love in just five short chapters. And it’s no surprise: love is evidence of salvation (1 Jn ), and John says that God Himself is love (1 Jn ).

As Red opens, our three targets – one a doctor, the second a former teacher spiraling out of control after a tragedy, and the third a high school student increasingly isolated from everyone around her – each get a letter in the mail informing them that the Wolf has targeted them and two other women, and that he plans on killing all three on the same day.4/4().

Written near the end of the John’s life, 1 John was meant to revive the faith, love, and hope of his readers and encourage them to renew an authentic, contagious walk with Christ. Like two siblings, 2 and 3 John are letters with unique personalities but also some striking similarities, each taking a unique approach to a single, urgent message.

The Johannine Epistles are today read as an important part of the Johannine literature. Yet the meaning of the text is often unclear. Part of the problem arises because, although 1 John is called an Epistle, it lacks the formal marks of an Epistle.

In 1, 2, and 3 John, John Painter illuminates the relationship 1, 2, and 3 John have to each other and to the Gospel.5/5(1).

Word Come Alive: an extended translation (paraphrase) of the New Testament that shows additional explanatory phrases in italics in actual text. For example, 1 John Stop and look at the amazing love the Father has lavished on us! He has poured his love into our lives so generously.For example, in the New International Version 2 John is the shortest book with only words but in the King James Version (Authorized Version) 3 John is the shortest with only words.

However, Second John has the fewest verses in the Bible with only 1 chapter made up of only 13 verses.2 Dear friend, I hope all is well with you and that you are as healthy in body as you are strong in spirit. 3 Some of the traveling teachers # 3 Greek the brothers; also in verses 5 and recently returned and made me very happy by telling me about your faithfulness and that you are living according to the truth.

4 I could have no greater joy than to hear that my children are following the.

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