2 John 1:4-13 NAS

4 1I was very glad to find some of your children walking in truth, just as we have received commandment to do from the Father.

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5 Now I ask you, lady, 2not as though I were writing to you a new commandment, but the one which we have had 3from the beginning, that we 4love one another.

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6 And 5this is love, that we walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, 6just as you have heard 7from the beginning, that you should walk in it.

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7 For 8many deceivers have 9gone out into the world, those who 10do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh. This is 11the deceiver and the 12antichrist.

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8 13Watch yourselves, 14that you do not lose what we have accomplished, but that you may receive a full reward.

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9 aAnyone who bgoes too far and 15does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God; the one who abides in the teaching, he has both the Father and the Son.

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    • a 1:9 - Lit "Everyone"
    • b 1:9 - Lit "goes on ahead"
      10 If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, 16do not receive him into your house, and do not give him a greeting;

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      11 for the one who gives him a greeting 17participates in his evil deeds.

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      12 18Though I have many things to write to you, I do not want to do so with paper and ink; but I hope to come to you and speak face to face, so that cyour 19joy may be made full.

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        • c 1:12 - One early ms reads "our"
          13 The children of your 20chosen sister greet you.

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