3 John 1:5-8 NIV

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

References for 3 John 1:5

    • a 1:5 - The Greek word for "brothers and sisters" ("adelphoi" ) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family.
      6 They have told the church about your love. Please send them on their way in a manner that honors God.

      References for 3 John 1:6

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

      References for 3 John 1:7

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