2 John 1:1-6 NIV

1 The elder,1 To the chosen2 lady and her children, whom I love in the truth3--and not I only, but also all who know the truth4--

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      2 because of the truth,5 which lives in us6 and will be with us forever:

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      3 Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and from Jesus Christ,7 the Father's Son, will be with us in truth and love.

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      4 It has given me great joy to find some of your children walking in the truth,8 just as the Father commanded us.

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      5 And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning.9 I ask that we love one another.

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      6 And this is love:10 that we walk in obedience to his commands.11 As you have heard from the beginning,12 his command is that you walk in love.

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