The elder, To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth.
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Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.
It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the truth, telling how you continue to walk in it.
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I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.
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