For 1manydeceivers have 2gone out into the world, those who 3do not acknowledgeJesusChrist as coming in the flesh. This is 4the deceiver and the 5antichrist.
86Watchyourselves, 7that you do not losewhat we have accomplished, but that you may receive a fullreward.
9aAnyone who bgoestoofar and 8does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not haveGod; the one who abides in the teaching, he hasboth the Father and the Son.
10Ifanyonecomes to you and does not bringthisteaching, 9do not receive him into your house, and do not give him a greeting;
for the one who gives him a greeting10participates in his evildeeds.
1211Though I havemanythings to write to you, I do not want to do so with paper and ink; but I hope to come to you and speakface to face, so that cyour 12joy may be madefull.
The children of your 13chosensistergreet you.