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3 John 1:1-4
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The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.
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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.
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For I rejoiced greatly when the brothers came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth.
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I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.

For I rejoiced greatly when the brothers came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth

3 John 1:1-4
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The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.
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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.
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For I rejoiced greatly when the brothers came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth.
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I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.
  1. How did John love Gaius?
    3 John 1:1
    The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.
  2. What did John pray for him to have?
    3 John 1:2
    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.
  3. How did he want Gaius to prosper?
    3 John 1:2
    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.
  4. What was in Gaius that made John rejoice?
    3 John 1:3
    For I rejoiced greatly when the brothers came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth.
  5. In what were they walking?
    3 John 1:3
    For I rejoiced greatly when the brothers came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth.
  6. What gave John great joy?
    3 John 1:4
    I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.

3 John 1:5-8
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Beloved, it is a faithful thing you do in all your efforts for these brothers, strangers as they are,
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who testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on their journey in a manner worthy of God.
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For they have gone out for the sake of the name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.
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Therefore we ought to support people like these, that we may be fellow workers for the truth.

Therefore we ought to support people like these, that we may be fellow workers for the truth

3 John 1:5-8
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Beloved, it is a faithful thing you do in all your efforts for these brothers, strangers as they are,
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who testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on their journey in a manner worthy of God.
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For they have gone out for the sake of the name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.
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Therefore we ought to support people like these, that we may be fellow workers for the truth.
  1. What had they done faithfully?
    3 John 1:5
    Beloved, it is a faithful thing you do in all your efforts for these brothers, strangers as they are,
  2. Who had they done it for?
    3 John 1:5
    Beloved, it is a faithful thing you do in all your efforts for these brothers, strangers as they are,
  3. What had they borne witness to?
    3 John 1:6
    who testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on their journey in a manner worthy of God.
  4. How did John want them to send the brothers on their journey?
    3 John 1:6
    who testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on their journey in a manner worthy of God.
  5. If they did this, how would they be doing?
    3 John 1:6
    who testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on their journey in a manner worthy of God.
  6. Why had these brethren been sent to them from John?
    3 John 1:7
    For they have gone out for the sake of the name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.
  7. What had they taken from the Gentiles?
    3 John 1:7
    For they have gone out for the sake of the name, accepting nothing from the Gentiles.
  8. What should we do to such people?
    3 John 1:8
    Therefore we ought to support people like these, that we may be fellow workers for the truth.
  9. If you do this, what will it make you become?

3 John 1:9-10
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I have written something to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority.
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So if I come, I will bring up what he is doing, talking wicked nonsense against us. 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.

I have written something to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority

3 John 1:9-10
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I have written something to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority.
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So if I come, I will bring up what he is doing, talking wicked nonsense against us. 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.
  1. To whom had John written?
    3 John 1:9
    I have written something to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority.
  2. What did Diotrephes love to have?
    3 John 1:9
    I have written something to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority.

    Preeminence means to have first place.
  3. Who would Diotrephes not receive?
    3 John 1:10
    So if I come, I will bring up what he is doing, talking wicked nonsense against us. 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.
  4. What did Diotrphese do to those who received the brethren that John had sent?
    3 John 1:10
    So if I come, I will bring up what he is doing, talking wicked nonsense against us. 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.
  5. What would John do if he were to come to them?
    3 John 1:10
    So if I come, I will bring up what he is doing, talking wicked nonsense against us. 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.
  6. How had Diotrephes prated (talked evil) against John?
    3 John 1:10
    So if I come, I will bring up what he is doing, talking wicked nonsense against us. 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.

3 John 1:11-12
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Beloved, do not imitate evil but imitate good. Whoever does good is from God; whoever does evil has not seen God.
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Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself. We also add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true.

Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself. We also add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true

3 John 1:11-12
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Beloved, do not imitate evil but imitate good. Whoever does good is from God; whoever does evil has not seen God.
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Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself. We also add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true.
  1. What are we not to imitate, and what are we to imitate?
    3 John 1:11
    Beloved, do not imitate evil but imitate good. Whoever does good is from God; whoever does evil has not seen God.
  2. How does John describe a person who does good?
    3 John 1:11-12
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    Beloved, do not imitate evil but imitate good. Whoever does good is from God; whoever does evil has not seen God.
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    Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself. We also add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true.
  3. What does John say about a person who does evil?
    3 John 1:11
    Beloved, do not imitate evil but imitate good. Whoever does good is from God; whoever does evil has not seen God.
  4. Who had a good testimony?
    3 John 1:12
    Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself. We also add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true.
  5. What was his testimony from?
    3 John 1:12
    Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself. We also add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true.
  6. Whose testimony was true?
    3 John 1:12
    Demetrius has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself. We also add our testimony, and you know that our testimony is true.

3 John 1:13-14
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I had much to write to you, but I would rather not write with pen and ink.
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I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face.

I had much to write to you, but I would rather not write with pen and ink. I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face

3 John 1:13-14
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I had much to write to you, but I would rather not write with pen and ink.
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I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face.
  1. What did John have to write?
    3 John 1:13
    I had much to write to you, but I would rather not write with pen and ink.
  2. What did he not want to do?
    3 John 1:13
    I had much to write to you, but I would rather not write with pen and ink.
  3. Why did he hope to see them soon?
    3 John 1:14
    I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face.
  4. How does John close this letter?
    3 John 1:14
    I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face.