3 John 1:3-8 NIV

3 It gave me great joy to have some brothers1 come and tell about your faithfulness to the truth and how you continue to walk in the truth.2

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      4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children3 are walking in the truth.4

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          5 Dear friend, you are faithful in what you are doing for the brothers,5 even though they are strangers to you.6

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              6 They have told the church about your love. You will do well to send them on their way7 in a manner worthy8 of God.

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              7 It was for the sake of the Name9 that they went out, receiving no help from the pagans.10

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              8 We ought therefore to show hospitality to such men so that we may work together for the truth.