So if I come, I will bring up what he is doing, talking wicked nonsense against us. 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.
Beloved, 1do not imitate evil but imitate good. 2Whoever does good is from God; 3whoever does evil has not seen God.
Demetrius 4has received a good testimony from everyone, and from the truth itself. We also add our testimony, and 5you know that our testimony is true.
136I had much to write to you, but I would rather not write with pen and ink.
I hope to see you soon, and we will talk face to face.
Peace be to you. The friends greet you. Greet the friends, 7every one of them.