Lesson 2 of 6
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Outline of 3 John

1. Greeting and Address (3 John 1)

John greets Gaius and identifies himself.

2. Opening (3 John 2-8)

John briefly lays out the larger issues at the back of his main point, including living in the truth and providing hospitality to Christian leaders.

3. Diotrephes (3 John 9-12)

John explains the main reason for this letter: problems with Diotrephes, who spreads false accusations and does not acknowledge John’s authority.

4. Closing and Travel Plans (3 John 13-15)

John ends his letter with a short note about his possible arrival in person and with a blessing.