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The Three Letters of John
Commentary & Lessons

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1 John Chapter 1: Lesson 1

Lesson 1: 1 John 1:1-10


1 John Chapter 2: Lessons 1-4

Lesson 1: 1 John 2:1-6

Lesson 2: 1 John 2:7-14

Lesson 3: 1 John 2:15-19

Lesson 4: 1 John 2:20-29


1 John Chapter 3: Lessons 1-3

Lesson 1: 1 John 3:1-10

Lesson 2: 1 John 3:11-17

Lesson 3: 1 John 3:18-24


1 John Chapter 4: Lessons 1-3

Lesson 1: 1 John 4:1-6

Lesson 2: 1 John 4:7-12

Lesson 3: 1 John 4:13-21


1 John Chapter 5: Lessons 1-3

Lesson 1: 1 John 5:1-5

Lesson 2: 1 John 5:6-12

Lesson 3: 1 John 5:13-21


2 John Chapter 1: Lessons 1-2

Lesson 1: 2 John 1:1-6

Lesson 2: 2 John 1:7-13


3 John Chapter 1: John Lessons 1-2

Lesson 1: 3 John 1:1-8

Lesson 2: 3 John 1:9-15


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New International Version, Noted as NIV. Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™

New Revised Standard Version, copyright © 1989, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Church of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Noted as NRSV.

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