December 6, Reading 3 – 2 John


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SAA Notes

The chosen lady is a church. John had to be careful when writing to a persecuted church. John reiterates themes from his gospel. What verse touches on some situation in your life?

SJA Notes

* God Above, You are the true God, there is none like You. Please show us a little more of what You want for us from Your word today.

“And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments,”

Walking in God’s commandments, abiding in His teaching, doing what He says.

John points us to the importance of obedience to God’s word.

“Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God.”

If we love Jesus we are to do what He tells us to.

“And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments,”

John gives us a clear answer to “What is love?” – Love is walking according to God’s law and purpose for us, submitting under His sovereign will as we go about His sovereign will.

Let us go forth today dwelling on what it means that we love Jesus.

* Gracious Lord God,

Thank You for Your word to us today, for John’s exhortations to us.

Please help us to love You and those around us better – Help us to walk in Your laws, Your precepts, Your statutes and commands and testimonies.