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This lady had children, and some of them were the children spoken of in the text. In this one, addressed to "the elect lady," perhaps a church, and perhaps a person, the persons to whom no Christian hospitality is to be extended are dealt with. Only a shallow sentimentalism exists where the truth is not the foundation of unity. Their religion was visible, as well as active; it was such as might be seen and observed by others. 1. third day --He would take two days to reach Galilee, and this was the third. Trust in Him at all times. conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy No wise man will ever rejoice over bad children. Knowing the truth about sin—loving the true Savior, Jesus Christ—serving God with a true heart—doing the things true and right in the sight of God. Days turned into weeks, and weeks into months, and months into years. The proof of our love is in our walk: “And this is love, that we walk after his commandments” (2 John 6). Paperback $37.59 $ 37. I tell you, for a last thing, that children who walk in truth, really try to do things right and true in the sight of God. 3:6, 14; Titus 3:10). What the Bible Teaches – Each page of this commentary has the AV text at the top and a commentary on some of the words and phrases underneath. If itinerant missionaries were not preaching doctrine consistent with apostolic teaching, believers were not to bless their work by providing lodging or financial assistance. What do you know of the healing blood of Jesus? THE spiritual mind will at once perceive, that our object in the preceding reflections has been to place the character of God, as the "Lord God, merciful and gracious," in its own proper light. Reprinted by permission. “Don’t go down there,” the officer warned. 2. They follow the true way which God shows us in the Bible. What do you know of the broken heart and the contrite spirit? 10,11). Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (10) When men have well drunk. HENRY ALFORD We all have to up with people of different views and beliefs, and as Christian believers we are truly to love their souls; but to fellowship co-operatively with them in Christ-dishonouring propagnda of any kind is a betrayal of our love to the Lord who bought us. But if I had to live the way you do, I’d just as soon be dead.” He was implying that my life was so moral that it had to be boring. Gnomon of the New Testament, James Rosscup writes "This work (Gnomon), originally issued in 1742, has considerable comment on the Greek, flavoring the effort with judicious details about the spiritual life. This is a very unusual form of the apostolic salutation in the New Testament, only found in the Pastoral Epistles and here (1 Timothy 1:2; 2 Timothy 1:2; Titus 1:4). (J Sidlow Baxter's Explore the Book - recommended resource), Henrietta Mears - UNDERSTANDING SECOND JOHN, Second John is a good example of John’s private correspondence to an individual. I have told you what it is to walk in truth—that is one important thing. Children, I find Jesus Christ saying, in the third chapter of Revelation, "Behold I stand at the door and knock." All stores are open, see our trading hours FREE SHIPPING FOR … Prophets By just that tiny deed. But these things, although useful in their place, cannot save any one soul from Hell. Bruce has updated the introductory material and provided a summary of the discoveries and developments since Westcott's time. Well, read Luke 10:37 with Genesis 39:21. Who showed mercy? GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point Thank you for registering. Secondly, I shall try to show you—what were the reasons that made the Apostle John rejoice so greatly. —Bridges, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. What do you know of the witness of the Spirit? Think of it. But, in spite of all this, most people in the world, both old and young, think very little about sin. Generally, one finds a wealth of detailed commentary, background, and some critical and exegetical notes. Radio Bible Class As the rocket ascended, ground control said, “Godspeed, John Glenn.” “Godspeed” comes from the expression, “May God prosper you.”. (from Strengthen My Spirit), Spurgeon Morning, October 25   “For the truth’s sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.”  —2 John 2. I tell you, for a third thing, that children who walk in truth SERVE God with a true heart. Wisdom Literature Do you wonder that such a scrutiny into the ground of your hope should be made? It is evangelical and premillennial. Jesus was very sad when his friend Lazarus died. It is possible that this truth may appear to the reader, as a newly-discovered planet in the firmament of revelation. But let me open this point a little more fully. Many people seem only to care for what happens to them in this life. Children, you have now heard some marks of walking in truth. The Gnostic teachers of the time were claiming that while the Gospel of the historic Jesus might be all very well for unenlightened people, they had a profounder knowledge. What do you know of a humble, low, abasing view of yourself? Be diligent! It is far better to have grace in your hearts, than to have much money in your pockets, or fine clothes on your backs. A series of popular studies whose strong point is word study. Begin these habits, and keep them up. Sound doctrine must serve as the test of fellowship and the basis of separation between those who profess to be Christians and those who actually are (vv. Life is a journey from the cradle to the grave, and a person's manner of living is, on that account, often called his "walk.". Children, I doubt not that John was thinking of the life to come when he rejoiced. And faith was bolstered once again When they pray, they try to be in earnest, and mean all the words they say. range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed Should you discover some commentary or sermon you feel may not be orthodox, please email your concern. But it is sad to see how few men and women care for pleasing God. Come and walk in truth! --Sheldon. Hiebert - Prints author's new translation. Warning against false teaching (2Jn 1:7-9). Buy John : 2 Vol Set : New Testament Commentary by John MacArthur (ISBN:9780802408488) from Eden – a Christian Business with a Kingdom Mission When someone compromises the truth, true Christian love and unity are destroyed. If it is so—go to Him this night on your knees in prayer—go to Him and ask Him at once to come in. Since the text and audio content provided by BLB represent a exclaims some tried believer, "is the heart of Jesus a transcript of the heart of God? We are to treat everyone with kindness because God is kind to us. 1. In more than four decades of ministry, John has written dozens of bestselling books, including The MacArthur Study Bible, The Gospel According to Jesus, and Slave. John 2. They try to follow Jesus, as the lambs follow the good shepherd. Publisher: Moody Publishers. 2. Do not believe him—he is a liar! But perhaps you fail to distinguish between love and the emotion of love. I hear many school teachers speak of it. is this God all that you represent Him to be? John Volumes 1 & 2 MacArthur New Testament Commentary Set (MacArthur New Testament Commentary Series) by John MacArthur | Mar 1, 2008. Charts from Jensen's Survey of the NT - used by permission First 30-days on us! The work contains much background material from many sources on all books of the Bible. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. Spurgeon - A really standard work. -------------------- Consider the "5P's" - Pause to Ponder the Passage then Practice it in the Power of the Spirit. Weekly telecasts and daily radio broadcasts of "Grace to You" are seen and heard by millions worldwide. D Edmond Hiebert - Prints the author's own translation. It’s clear that we’re being told to make sure the words we say, the attitudes we have toward others, and our general behavior be characterized by sensitivity and generosity. They are engaged in an honorable service — and they shall be honored by Christ. Those only who trust entirely to Him, have their sins forgiven, and will go to Heaven. Recommended, (Read his fascinating brief biography - Henry Alford and Phil Johnson's related comments), James Rosscup writes that Alford's series on the New Testament "contains much that is valuable in the Greek New Testament… though all of the Greek New Testament words have been changed to English throughout." Minor Prophets Well, good people are like the angels in this—they are full of love and compassion, and when they see anyone turning away from sin, and doing what is right—it makes them feel happy. We entertain it not as a guest but as the master of the house—this is a Christian necessity, he is no Christian who doth not thus believe. But in an aged convert, there is nothing left for God but the mere dregs of life — the blind and the lame for sacrifice. There are few men and women who do not feel they need in some way to be saved. Click chart to enlarge They have no such proud and high feelings. 2 Thessalonians 2:13. Students had been told to stay on campus, but Jerry wanted to see what was happening. For one thing, John rejoiced became he was a good man himself. Christ can make those happy who trust in Him. Now the fruit of that ministry is available to us all: careful attention to the text of Scripture and faithful theological exposition, all in the service of the church of Jesus Christ. So, though the keeping of the commandments does not make me a child of God, yet, being a child of God, I shall be obedient to my heavenly Father. John MacArthur is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, as well as an author, conference speaker, president of The Master’s University and Seminary, and featured teacher with the Grace to You media ministry. This is the one thing above all others, which will please your ministers and teachers. Key Words -- See importance of key words - learn how to mark key words and the associated discipline of how to interrogate them with 5W/H questions. The basis of hospitality must be common love of or interest in the truth, and Christians must share their love within the confines of that truth. What are we to understand by the TRUTH? 1 John 2:23]; v. 12; [cf. I doubt not John looked forward in his heart to that day when Jesus shall come again. The Greek word translated “walk” can also mean a consistency one exhibits in speech, attitudes, and behavior. Christ died to save them, and Christ ever lives to give them peace. Title The epistle’s title is “2 John.” It is the second in a series of 3 epistles that bear the Apostle John’s name. Have no will of your own, and only try to please Him; and then your life will be pleasant. (What the Bible is All About - Wonderfully insightful resource from one of the twentieth century's greatest Bible teachers. Hence, a Christian does not merely profess Christ; he enjoys him — the sweetness of his love — his grace — his promises — his Heaven. Major Prophets His Word is given to us for this very purpose—to be a lamp unto our feet and a light unto our path—to direct our conduct and regulate our deportment. General Epistles Let me now wind up all, by saying something which, by God's help, may fasten this sermon in your minds. -------------------- Therefore the inclusion of specific links does not indicate that we agree with every comment. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, The Whole Bible This is one proof of our love to God (verse 6), for love manifests itself in ready obedience. Beloved children, hear the last words I have to say to you. What do you know of a sense of pardon and acceptance? They may be clean and pretty, and have fine clothes, and look well outwardly—but a wise man will only feel sad when he sees them—he will feel they are wrong inwardly. Dr. Findlay has pointed out in his wonderful volume on the letters of John, that both the second and the third have to do with the subject of Christian hospitality. 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). If there be a sight on earth sufficient to arrest the flight of an angel in his passage to Heaven! Their conduct was exemplary. And God is very holy, and very pure; and every sin that is sinned displeases Him exceedingly. Tischendorf and Alford have contributed largely… to make this one of the most lucid and concise commentaries on the text and teachings of the New Testament" (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students, Vol. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point Please read our short guide how to send a book to Kindle. The Old Testament -------------------- It is considered to be one of the standard tools for exegetical study. 2 John, Hiebert - definite value for the interpretation of these epistles. 10, 11; cf. Ask yourselves then, everyone, "Would John, if he knew me at this time, rejoice over me? But those people who walk in truth are very different. Hence, it is called "the truth," "the word of truth," "the word of the truth of the Gospel.". John also recorded that Jesus needed food (John 4:31). No narrow circle can contain our gracious sympathies, wide as the election of grace must be our communion of heart. 99 $35.99 $35.99. Is He my God, my loving, reconciled Father?" 1 John 5:11-12. 12:13; Heb. 2 JOHN RESOURCES A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. These are two great and dangerous mistakes. Things have changed greatly since this assessment! How precious is the grace that pardons, that justifies, that adopts, that sanctifies, that comforts, the vilest who believe in Jesus! Wisdom Literature I give you all an invitation from Christ, my Master: I say to you in His name, Come and walk in truth! From that day on, I tried to live out the command to love God and my neighbor (Matt. This letter was addressed to an unknown Christian woman. They hate it more than anything on earth. Commentary sections comprise periscopes of Scripture (e.g., 2 Timothy 1.1-5) and key words/phrases are highlighted in bold. You little know how happy you make us, when you try to walk in truth. "His Truth shall be your shield and buckler" (Psalm 91:4), our defense and protection—panoplied in "the whole armor of God" the Christian is safe in the day of battle. Listen, dear children, and you shall hear what those reasons were. The Old Testament Alas, how many sermons are forgotten! See also inductive Bible study  - observation (Observe With a Purpose), Interpretation (Keep Context King, Read Literally, Compare Scripture with Scripture, Consult Conservative Commentaries), and then be a doer of the Word with Application. I. I told you I would first try to show you this—"When can it be said that children walk in truth?" But they are sadly mistaken. Trust in Him in every condition—in sickness and in health, in youth and in age, in poverty and in plenty, in sorrow and in joy. Let me set about it at once. "They were found walking," etc. Poetical Books Every parent will say, "I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth!" He has spoken to me out of the thick cloud. 2 John Commentary Critical and Exegetical Commentary In these verses, John conveys greetings to personal acquaintances that he has come to know through his ministry. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22', There are options set in 'Advanced Options', The Whole Bible This is to say, those who have realized truth and the love of God in Christ to themselves love others. Beneath His yoke their rest. He will comfort you in time of trouble. Dear children, would you not like to know whether you are walking in truth yourselves? Many false teachers who would not confess that Jesus Christ was here in the flesh were traveling to the churches (see 2 John 7–11). We are to walk in the truth, not just admire it. Must not my heart from Him ever sever— Marshall, Howard, The New International Commentary on the New Testament: The Epistles of John (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1978) MacArthur, John, MacArthur New Testament Commentary, 1-3 John (Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2007) 2. Hiebert - Greek text. This book is an Epistle, or Letter, written by the Apostle John. -------------------- The apostle, however, conveys an additional but related theme in 2 John: “the biblical guidelines for hospitality.” Not only are Christians to adhere to the fundamentals of the faith, but the gracious hospitality that is commanded of them (Rom. Their hearts have been full of hope, with respect to themselves, but not so of their children. Commentary on 2 John 2. Be an Acts 17:11 Berean with Barclay. But come—come at once! Verse by Verse Commentary In 2 John the word commandment is used four times to remind us that we are to walk the path of truth and to love one another (vv.4-6). By Herbert Vander Lugt (Our Daily Bread, Copyright RBC Ministries, Grand Rapids, MI. Otherwise, Christians may actually aid those who are attempting to destroy those basic truths of thefaith. Dear children, I am very sorry to tell you, there are many bad boys and girls in the world. Wisdom Literature City. Commentaries for John Chapter 2 The Glory Begins to Be Revealed. Spurgeon comments on the goal to make Bengel's Gnomon (listed above) more accessible -- "Such is the professed aim of this commentary, and the compilers have very fairly carried out their intentions. He will make your cares more light, and your work easier. CAMBRIDGE BIBLE FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES Ah! The people listened for the sound of that silver bell, but it remained silent. John, you may be sure, had found this out, for he was an aged man, as well as an Apostle, and had seen many things. He persuades them to believe that what is really evil is good; and what is really good is evil—that God's service is not pleasant—and that sin will do them no great harm. Expository insight and clear verse-by-verse commentary make this set a favorite of preachers and teachers alike! The strategic difference is that while 1 John has no specific individual or church specified to whom it was addressed, 2 John has a particular local group or house-church in mind (v. 1). The New International Commentary on the New Testament [NICNT], 18 Vols. Poetical Books "Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. This Grace to You article originally appeared here. I grew up in a Christian home where I was taught that I was a sinner in need of salvation. There they are, all four together. Trust in Him, and He will be a Shepherd to watch over you, a Guide to lead you, a King to protect you, a Friend to help you in time of need. Retail: $984.00. (Love to the brethren is the centre-test of Christian practice. In many instances the dying bed has been made uneasy by the thought of leaving their children Christless in the world! The MacArthur New Testament Commentary comes from the experience, insight, and wisdom of one of the most trusted ministry leaders and Bible teachers of our day. Morgan is better in such works as The Crises of the Christ. to write: "If there come any unto you and bring not this [the true, apostolic] doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed" (verse 10). (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works). Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness. Major Prophets 4: Commenting and Commentaries; Lectures Addressed to the students of the Pastors' College, Metropolitan Tabernacle, 2 John 1:4 Truth: The Sphere of Existence, 2 John 5–8 Truth: The Boundary of Love and the Test of Loyalty, 2 John 9–13 Truth: The Test of Christian Hospitality, 2 John Commentary - scroll down to page 175, Truth and Love  Alistair Begg | 2 John 1-3, Response, Request, Reminder Alistair Begg | 2 John 4-6, The Danger of Deception Alistair Begg | 2 John 7-13, Confessional Christianity Alistair Begg | 2 John 7-13. Thus shall he walk, if he be an adopted child, in the sweet and holy realization of his pardon and acceptance; thus shall he experience the blessedness of "the man whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered;" and thus, too, shall he constantly be "a vessel unto honor, sanctified, and meet for the Master's use, and prepared unto every good work.". This is by the exercise of faith. Children who walk in truth are not so. As Jesus said "blessed are those who hear the word of God, and observe it." I. Firstly, I shall try to show you—when can it be said that children walk in truth. 2 John 9 Whosoever goeth onward and abideth not in the teaching of Christ, hath not God.-2 John 9. Spurgeon said, “It contains so great a variety of information that if a man had no other exposition he would find himself at no great loss if he possessed this and used it diligently” (Commenting and Commentaries, p. 3). Little children, there is the second mark of walking in truth. 1 John 1:4]), most likely John composed the letter at the same time or soon after 1 John, ca. Word Studies in the New Testament If it is so—do not keep Him waiting any longer. Excerpt:  I have already shown that to walk after a thing, in the language of Scripture, means to pursue it with desire, and to do so habitually. His spirit was bruised and bleeding. ), That which directly evoked this brief but concentrated note of affectionate greeting and warning was the unhappy circumstance referred to in verse 7: "Many deceivers are gone forth into the world." Lastly, John rejoiced because he knew that walking in truth in the present life—would lead to glory and honor in the life to come. Such advanced thinking as denies these things, is not progress, but retrogression and apostasy. John 3:16, Jesus faith love), The Whole Bible Many things may yield pleasure, peace, and comfort — but very few things afford us joy; for that is the overflowing of the heart. He receives sinners. Should we allow false teachers into our home? The strategic difference is that while 1 John has no specific individual or church specified to whom it was addressed, 2John has a particular local group or house-church in mind (v. 1).The focus of 2 John is that the false teachers were conducting an itinerant ministry among John’s congregations, seeking to make converts, and taking advantage of Christian hospitality to advance their cause (vv. Copyright 2007, Grace to You. 1 Timothy 1:15, "And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. They are not the same. Street 2. Truth. Hardcover James (MacArthur … Prophets The word “love” occurs five times. 16:17; Gal.1:8, 9; 2 Thess. The apostle, however, conveys an additional but related theme in 2 John: “the biblical guidelines for hospitality.” Not only are Christians to adhere to the fundamentals of the faith, but the gracious hospitality that is commanded of them (Rom. Do these things, and before long you will not say it is impossible to walk in truth. The Epistle of 2 John Little children, there is the third mark of walking in truth. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point He knew that even the children of good people sometimes turn out very badly. The epistle’s title is “2 John.” It is the second in a series of 3 epistles that bear the Apostle John’s name. Love cannot be confined to one. James Rosscup - This dispensationally oriented work is not verse-by-verse, but deals with the exposition on a broader scale, treating blocks of thought within the chapters. Some try to make out they are not great sinners, and do not often break God's commandments. 2 John Commentary Our Price: $599.99 Save: $384.01 (39%) Buy Now. Whatever others may do—their chief desire is to please God, and be His true servants. They were the children of a friend whom he loved. The Good Samaritan. (4.) "It pleased the Father that in Him should all fullness dwell." Bible Gateway Recommends. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the New Bible Commentary. It was akin to the joy of angels. Minor Prophets What! The Gospels Binding up wounds and bruises, etc. 1. 1:12. 2 John 8, 9 ISBN 13: 9780802489463. Major Prophets The text says, "Walking in the truth, as we have received a commandment," etc. To walk, then, after the Spirit is to walk as the Spirit leads, guides, directs, and teaches. 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