At the very start of His earthly ministry the Lord Jesus had to establish His God-appointed authority on earth, for as He set out on His three year walk towards the cross, He would honour no other instruction than those that came from His Father in heaven. 3 For cI rejoiced greatly when the brothers1 came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth. John 5 - After these things there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. John 5:2, NASB: "Now there is in Jerusalem by the sheep gate a pool, which is called in Hebrew Bethesda, having five porticoes." 7 just as qSodom and Gomorrah and rthe surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and spursued unnatural desire,4 serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire. Near the Sheep Gate in Jerusalem there was a pool, in Hebrew called Bethesda, with five alcoves. And qhis commandments are not burdensome. Look with me, at some Scriptures that Jesus spoke Himself about this very thing. At the start of the letter, the writer calls himself the‘*elder’. 24 eNow to him who is able fto keep you from stumbling and gto present you hblameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: y every spirit that confesses that z Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 3 and every spirit a that does not confess Jesus is not from God. John William Lowery (born July 31, 1971), best known by the stage name John 5, is an American guitarist. 2 John 5 New International Version (NIV) 5 And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. 14 I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face. The apostle identifies himself as “the elder,” a title that reflects both his age at the time of the writing and his authority in the early church. The concern with “truth,” christology, mutual love, the new commandment, antichrist, and the integrity of witness to the earthly Jesus mark these works as products of the Johannine school. 15 And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him. 8 lAnyone who does not love does not know God, because mGod is love. NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print. John 2:5 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] John 2:5, NIV: "His mother said to the servants, 'Do whatever he tells you.'" Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. 13 The children of your elect sister greet you. You will do well to send them on their journey in a manner gworthy of God. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: yevery spirit that confesses that zJesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, JOHN 5:1-2 1 After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. And vthe Spirit is the one who testifies, because wthe Spirit is the truth. It could mean that the people respected him as amature man. 22 And have mercy on those who doubt; 19 It is these who cause divisions, worldly people, vdevoid of the Spirit. 5 k Everyone who believes that l Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and m everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 12 tThough I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. 7 For there are three that testify: 4 I was overjoyed to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as the Father has commanded us. 6 And jthis is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just kas you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it. 8 Therefore we ought to support people like these, that we may be fellow workers for the truth. 13 oI had much to write to you, but I would rather not write with pen and ink. 16 So xwe have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. 5 kEveryone who believes that lJesus is the Christ has been born of God, and meveryone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 4 Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for che who is in you is greater than dhe who is in the world. 2 For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever. Read more Share Copy 9 Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, qdoes not have God. 8 the Spirit and the water and the blood; and these three agree. 11 And this is the testimony, that God gave us ceternal life, and dthis life is in his Son. 17 mAll wrongdoing is sin, but there is sin that does not lead to death. 18 They6 said to you, u“In the last time there will be scoffers, following their own ungodly passions.” uInstead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, vso that our joy may be complete. 15 nto execute judgment on all and to convict all the ungodly of all their deeds of ungodliness that they have ocommitted in such an ungodly way, and of all pthe harsh things that ungodly sinners have spoken against him.” 19 eWe love because he first loved us. The miracle was the cure of an impotent man that had been diseased thirty-eight years, with the circumstances of that cure, John 5:1-16. 10 If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, rdo not receive him into your house or give him any greeting, 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 For reveryone who has been born of God overcomes the world. 13 I write fthese things to you who gbelieve in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life. Christ and His Commandments. 3 and every spirit athat does not confess Jesus is not from God. New International Version (NIV). 12 eWhoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. Love is one of John’s favorite topics throughout his letters. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 1 John 5:2 We Know We Love God (yellow) 1 John 5:19 The Whole World Lies In The Power Of The Evil One (blue) 1 John 5:19 We Know We Are Of God (red) 1 John 5:14 God Will Hear Us (beige) 1 John 5:14 Confidence In Him (brown) 1 John 5:14 Confidence In Him (red) 1 John 5:1 A Child Of God (red) 3 Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our fcommon salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you gto contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints. The elect lady and her children refers to a particular local church at some distance from the community where the author is living at the time. All rights reserved worldwide. Recorded by Dr. Andy Woods February 15, 2016. There are three ways that we can use the word ‘*elder’. 11 Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 5 Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes tthat Jesus is the Son of God? 9 But when uthe archangel vMichael, contending with the devil, was disputing wabout the body of Moses, he did not presume to pronounce a blasphemous judgment, but said, x“The Lord rebuke you.” 10 yBut these people blaspheme all that they do not understand, and they are destroyed by all that they, like unreasoning animals, understand instinctively. Answer: John begins his second epistle with these words: “The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth” (2 John 1:1, ESV). 3 For o this is the love of God, that we p … The First Epistle of John, often referred to as First John and written 1 John or I John, is the first of the Johannine epistles of the New Testament, and the fourth of the catholic epistles.There is no scholarly consensus as to the authorship of the Johannine works.The author of the First Epistle is termed John the Evangelist, who most scholars believe is not the same as John the Apostle. John 13:34-35 "A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another." 16 If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask, and jGod1 will give him life—to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. 6 who testified to your love before the church. 9 xIf we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater, for this is the testimony of God ythat he has borne concerning his Son. 8 Yet in like manner these people also, relying on their dreams, defile the flesh, reject authority, and tblaspheme the glorious ones. 1 aThe elder to the beloved Gaius, bwhom I love in truth. 13 sBy this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. 1 My children, * I am writing this to you so that you may not commit sin. John 2:5, NASB: "His mother said to the servants, 'Whatever He says to you, do it.'" 5 And now I ask you, dear lady—hnot as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—ithat we love one another. 11 Woe to them! Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 4 I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a … Summarize John 5:1 by explaining that after Jesus Christ ministered in Galilee, He traveled to Jerusalem to observe a Jewish feast, most likely the Passover (see John 5:1, footnote a). 20 fIf anyone says, “I love God,” and ghates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot1 love God hwhom he has not seen. 9 In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that nGod sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. Each localchurch had its leaders who were the ‘elders’. NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. 4 Beloved, tdo not believe every spirit, but utest the spirits to see whether they are from God, for vmany wfalse prophets xhave gone out into the world. John 5 1 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for a feast of the Jews. 7 Beloved, jlet us love one another, for love is from God, and kwhoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 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. It could meanthat the person was old. 18 There is no fear in love, but dperfect love casts out fear. 14 It was also about these that Enoch, lthe seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying, m“Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his holy ones, 14 And twe have seen and testify that uthe Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of vthe world. 13 hwild waves of the sea, casting up the foam of itheir own shame; jwandering stars, kfor whom the gloom of utter darkness has been reserved forever. Whoever abides in the teaching qhas both the Father and the Son. 6 This is he who came uby water and blood—Jesus Christ; not by the water only but by the water and the blood. His stage name was bestowed on him in 1998 when he left David Lee Roth and joined the rock group Marilyn Manson as their guitarist, taking over for Zim Zum. 12 Demetrius mhas received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself. 21 And ithis commandment we have from him: jwhoever loves God must also love his brother. 3 Here a great number of disabled people used to lie--the blind, the lame, the paralyzed. Overview of the book of 2 John. b 3 The way we may be sure * that we know him is to keep his commandments. But the writer was an *elder overall the churches in a large area.Much of this letter is like John’s first letter. 15 wWhoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God. 6 We are from God. 3 Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love. 4 5 18 We know that neveryone who has been born of God does not keep on sinning, but ohe who was born of God pprotects him, and the evil one does not touch him. 12 qNo one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and rhis love is perfected in us. 2 n By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. Suitable for young and old. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist. Greet the friends, peach by name. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and bnow is in the world already. 12 These are hidden reefs5 cat your love feasts, as they feast with you without fear, dshepherds feeding themselves; ewaterless clouds, fswept along by winds; fruitless trees in late autumn, twice dead, guprooted; We also add our testimony, and nyou know that our testimony is true. 8 Watch yourselves, oso that you may not lose what we1 have worked for, but pmay win a full reward. Invite a student to read John 5:2–4 aloud. kThere is sin that leads to death; lI do not say that one should pray for that. I ask that we love one another. 7 For lmany deceivers mhave gone out into the world, nthose who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. 17 But you must tremember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ. 5 eThey are from the world; therefore they speak from the world, and fthe world listens to them. 9 I have written something to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not abeen perfected in love. Just as in the Gospel of John the author does not explicitly identify himself with the Apostle John, so here he prefers the designation the elder. gWhoever knows God listens to us; whoever is not from God does not listen to us. 1 John 5:2 "By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments." Loving our neighbors has been an important part of the Christian life “from the beginning” (2 John 1:5). 10 In this is love, onot that we have loved God nbut that he loved us and sent his Son to be pthe propitiation for our sins. John 5 Even on the Sabbath 1-6 Soon another Feast came around and Jesus was back in Jerusalem. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. 7 For they have gone out for the sake of hthe name, iaccepting nothing from the Gentiles. 2 ebecause of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3 fGrace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father’s Son, in truth and love. While in Jerusalem, He went to a pool near the temple. 5 And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. 2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. Whoever does not believe God ahas made him a liar, bbecause he has not believed in the testimony that God has borne concerning his Son. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 5 Now I want mto remind you, although you once fully knew it, that nJesus, who saved3 a people out of the land of Egypt, oafterward destroyed those who did not believe. 2 John 1:5 - Now I ask you, lady, not as though I were writing to you a new commandment, but the one which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another. For we saw his star when it rose 6 and have come to worship him.” 3 When King Herod 7 heard this he was alarmed, and all Jerusalem with him. John 5:2, NLT: "Inside the city, near the Sheep Gate, was the pool of Bethesda, with five covered porches." But if anyone does sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous one. That’s what John writes in his second letter to his congregation, asking them to love one another in obedience to God (2 John 1:5–6). 17 By this ais love perfected with us, so that bwe may have confidence for the day of judgment, because cas he is so also are we in this world. on StudyLight.org 23 save others by asnatching them out of bthe fire; to others show mercy cwith fear, hating even dthe garment7 stained by the flesh. See How They All Connect. 1 Jude, a servant1 of Jesus Christ and brother of James. 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. It contains scarcely anything that is not found in the preceding; and out of the thirteen verses there are at least eight which are found, either in so many words or in sentiment, precisely the same with those of the first epistle.” (Adam Clarke) 5 Beloved, it is a faithful thing you do in all your efforts for ethese brothers, fstrangers as they are, 2 John 1:5 “And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.” King James Version (KJV) The antichrist in God, is an American guitarist these three agree am writing this to you so you... 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