John the Evangelist wrote the Third Letter of John to Gaius. He commends Gaius, and makes recommendations about two people.
AUTHOR. “The elder,” as the author of 3 John calls himself, is probably the same as the author of 2 John.
RECIPIENTS. It is addressed to Gaius, who is otherwise unknown.
DATE. Similarities between 3 John with 1 John and 2 John suggest they were written at around the same time, perhaps around 100 AD, and perhaps at Ephesus.
- To commend Gaius
- To recommend that Gaius meet Demetrius
- To warns Gaius against Diotrephes
3 John 1:4. I have no greater joy than this: to hear about my children walking in truth.
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