Clinging to Christ in Truth and Love

The little letters we call 2 John and 3 John don’t get much respect or attention. In fact, in thirty years of listening to sermons, I’ve heard exactly one message from them both and the pastor who preached it took a line from 2 John and spoke of things John did not have in mind. Neither do these letters get much respect or attention in the scholarly literature. One prominent New Testament scholar even claims there is nothing novel or necessary in either letter and that it probably would have been better not to include them in the canon...

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