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3 John (Part 2)

Scripture—3 John 9–14

Take Home Points

  • Do not discount age.
  • Do not waver because of the threat of persecution.
  • Always identify what’s motivating you—ambition or the Lord.
  • Always behave as the Lord would, in a Christ-like manner.
  • Exercise God-given authority in a God-given way.
  • Are you imitatable? As Paul said, “Follow me even as I follow Christ.”

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3 John (Part 1)

Related scripture:

  • Romans 12:9–13

Outline—3 John:1–8

Tests of Spiritual Health:

  1. Travel test (vv. 1–2)
  2. Testimony test (v. 3)
  3. Truth test (v. 4)
  4. Trustworthy test (v. 5)
  5. Treasure test (vv. 6–7)
  6. Teamwork test (v. 8)

Take Home Points

  • Your health has more to it than how you feel or your doctor’s concern for you—you have spiritual health as well.
  • Truth must not only be owned but obeyed.
  • Can you identify what God is doing through you to care for others?
  • In what spiritual ministry partnership are you?

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