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New Testament Survey: The Book Of Second John

Written By: Steve Shirley

 

The Book Of Second John

Author:  John (Son of Zebedee)
(For more on John see: Survey: Gospel of John)

2 Jn 5(1 Jn 2:7)(1 Jn 3:11) / (Jn 13:34-35)
2 Jn 6(1 Jn 5:3) / (Jn 14:23)
2 Jn 7(1 Jn 2:18,22)(1 Jn 4:3) (the only times "antichrist(s)" is used in the NT) / (Jn 3:19-21)
2 Jn 9(1 Jn 2:23) / (Jn 13:34)
2 Jn 12(1 Jn 1:4) / (Jn 15:11)(1 Jn 16:24)
"I love in truth"(2 Jn 1) / (3 Jn 1)
"I rejoiced greatly"(2 Jn 4) / (3 Jn 3) (used nowhere else in the New Testament)
"children walk(ing) in truth"(2 Jn 4) / (3 Jn 4)
"many things to write"(2 Jn 12) / (3 Jn 13)
"face to face"(2 Jn 12) / (3 Jn 14)

The Stats:

Date Written:

Place Written:  Ephesus (See: Survey: 1st John for more on this)

Written To: 

Key Verses:  (2 Jn 6-7,10-11)

Purpose: 

Special Emphasis:

Survey:

1. The pathway of truth and love, 1-6.

2. The peril of unscriptural ways, 7-11.

3. Superscription, 12-13.

(Survey from Scofield Reference Notes [1917 ed.]: Public Domain)