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Letters of John

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ISBN-10: 080283728X

ISBN-13: 9780802837288

Edition: 2000

Authors: Colin G. Kruse

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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 277
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Series Preface
Author's Preface
Abbreviations
Bibliography
Introduction
Introductory Matters Related to 1, 2, and 3 John
A Scenario
The Johannine Community
1, 2, and 3 John and the Fourth Gospel
The Interrelationship of 1, 2, and 3 John
1, 2, and 3 John and the NT Canon
Introductory Matters Related to 1 John
Authorship
Internal Evidence
External Evidence
Addressees
Opponents
The Teaching of the Secessionists
The Secessionists and the Author's Community
The Secessionists and Early Christian Heretics
Purpose and Time of Writing
Genre, Rhetorical Form, and Structure
Genre
Rhetorical Form
Structure
1 John and Qumran
Major Theological Themes
What the Author Affirmed While Rejecting Secessionist Teaching
What the Author Affirmed While Reassuring His Readers
What the Author Taught along the Way
Introductory Matters Related to 2 John
Authorship
Addressees
Opponents
Purpose and Time of Writing
Genre, Rhetorical Form, and Structure
Major Themes
Introductory Matters Related to 3 John
Authorship
Addressee
Itinerant Missionaries
Diotrephes and the Elder
Purpose and Time of Writing
Genre, Rhetorical Form, and Structure
Major Themes
Analyses
Analysis of 1 John
Analysis of 2 John
Analysis of 3 John
Commentary on 1 John
A Preface Concerning the Word of Life
A Note on the Language of Sense Perception
A Note on 'From the Beginning' (ap' arches)
A Note on the Meaning of 'Fellowship' (koinonia)
A Note on the Use of First Person Forms
Claims to Know God Tested by Attitudes to Sin
A Note on Light and Darkness
A Note on Truth
A Note on Hilasmos
Claims to Know God Tested by Obedience
Affirmation and Exhortation for Believers
Warnings Against Being Deceived by the Secessionists
A Note on Antichrist
A Note on Chrisma, Spirit or Word?
A Note on the Teaching Authority of the Church
Distinguishing the Children of God From the Children of the Devil
A Note on God's 'Seed'
A Note on Sinless Perfectionism
The Gospel Demand to Love One Another and Confidence in Prayer
Testing the 'Spirits'
A Note on the Role of the Spirit
Claims to Love God Tested by Love for Fellow Believers
A Note on Monogenes
A Note on the Son's Preexistence
A Note on the Saviour of the World
Accepting God's Testimony and Eternal Life
A Note on Witness
A Note on Eternal Life
Concluding Reassurances and Exhortations
A Note on Sins That Do and Do Not Lead to Death
A Note on the Bases of Assurance
Commentary on 2 John
Opening Greetings
Walking in the Truth
Denial of the Truth
Do Not Receive Those Who Deny the Truth
A Note on Hospitality
Final Greetings
Commentary on 3 John
Opening Greetings
Rejoicing That Gaius Walks in the Truth
Gaius Commended for his Hospitality
Diotrephes' Opposition to the Elder
A Note on Love and Hate in the Christian Community
The Elder's Commendation of Demetrius
Final Greetings
Biblical and Extrabiblical References to Cain
Indexes
Modern Authors
Biblical and Extrabiblical Literature