Verse of the Day on 3 John

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3 John 1:2

3 John 1:2

It sounds as if Gaius, to whom John addressed this little letter, was a dearly beloved disciple of the Lord Jesus. He sounds as if he were advancing in years, because John refers to Him as “Gaius, the Elder”, and yet it is likely that this elderly gentleman was brought to faith in Christ, through the ministry of John, himself – for in addressing him, the apostle writes; I have no greater joy than this – to hear of my children walking in the truth.

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3 John 1:4

3 John 1:4

The apostle John must have been advancing in years when he wrote this third, brief epistle to his beloved friend Gaius, whom he loved so dearly. Unlike some other followers of Christ, this man of whom the apostle John spoke so warmly, was being a faithful witness to the truth of the gospel – he was walking in spirit and truth. The actions and attitude of this man towards his fellow believers as well as strangers that crossed his path, reflected the lovely Lord read more...

3 John 1:11

3 John 1:11

John's brief correspondence to the beloved Gaius, gives great encouragement to this mature brother in Christ... who walked in sincerity and truth, as led by the Spirit of God.

The beloved apostle rejoiced greatly about this man's faithful work, his sincere testimony to the truth of the glorious gospel of God, and for the love, friendship and grace he demonstrated, to all his Christian brothers and sisters.

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