i.e. strongest bodied wine; as being most suitable for them, and they I was reading an apologetic against JWs and it made use of 2 John: 10-11 that says. 2 John is being written to warn a “sister” congregation some distance away of the missionary efforts of the secessionist false teachers, and the dangers of wel… “The immediate problem in [2 John] is that of traveling teachers or missionaries. provided some better thing for us, ( Hebrews John 2:9 John 2:11 John 2:10. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) John 2:1-11 . their good and best things hereafter, and drink new wine in Warns them of deceivers (v. 7), and to take heed to themselves (v. 8). John 2:10 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] John 2:10, NIV: "and said, 'Everyone brings out the choice wine first and then the cheaper wine after the guests have had too much to drink; but you have saved the best till now.'" then that which is worse; Teaches how to treat those who bring not the doctrine of Christ (v. 10, v. 11). The sheep, like the lover in Song of Songs 2:14, know the voice because they know the Shepherd and trust Him.They trust His voice. Date of Writing: The Book of 2 John would most likely have been written at about the same time as John’s other letters, 1 and 3 John, between A.D. 85-95. 2 John Greeting. The apostle here salutes an honourable matron and her children (v. 1-3). Remember to bookmark this page! Bible Commentaries / John Gill's Exposition of the Bible / John / John 2 / John 2:10; Share Tweet. And saith unto him In addition to these text commentaries, you can review the available audio and video commentaries. The structure of John 2:1-11 is typical of a miracle story: the setting is established (verses 1-2), a need arises (verses 3-5), a miracle addresses that need (verses 6-8), and there is a response to that miracle (verses 9-11). All rights reserved. THE CONTEXT Biblical manuscripts don't include chapter or verse divisions. and which is fittest for the guests. Treatment of Heretical Teachers. being then better able to bear it, and it being most for the not to excess, but freely, so as that they are exhilarated; and Proud member charles andrews on April 10, 2010 at 6:43 pm I must in Love disagree with one part of this commentary. 11:40 ) . and shall be out of the reach of Satan's temptations, and with corruptions of the heart, the temptations of Satan, the hidings John 10:1-4. drink the best wine, but to ask his host for wine of Laletania, Here it means that the writer is a leader in the church. wine; and comforting distressed minds, as also for its antiquity, was effects in reviving drooping spirits, refreshing weary persons, many good things now; as the Gospel, Gospel ordinances, the GOOD WINE & TRUE VINE. And as the It could meanthat the person was old. Presumably the Christian community to which he wrote knew who he was. Is partaker of his evil deeds - He that acts towards him as if he considered him a Christian brother, and sound in the faith, puts it in his power to deceive others, by thus apparently accrediting his ministry. Co 2:9-10, 9 “For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily; 10 and you are complete in Him, who is the head of all principality and power.” « 2 John 1:9 2 John 1:10b » by piecemeals, as it were; and in divers manners, by promises, John 2:10, ESV: "and said to him, “Everyone serves the good wine first, and when people have drunk freely, then the poor wine. If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not take them into your house or welcome them. He is a thief and a robber. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. clearest light; the best wine is reserved till now; God has And so with respect to the future state of the much darkness and bondage: but under the Gospel dispensation, 2 John Greeting. 1 The elder to the elect lady and her children, () whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who () know () the truth, 2 because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3 Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father's Son, in truth and love. Treatment of Heretical Teachers. Commentary on 2 John 1:12,13 (Read 2 John 1:12,13) The apostle refers many things to a personal meeting. Greeting. Problem: According to Jesus, we are supposed to love our enemies, bless those who curse us, and do good to those who hate us (Matt. New International Version (NIV) In order to reach the street call love we have to go down the street called like. 11 Anyone who welcomes them shares in their wicked work. Men, as creatures depending on their Creator, are called the sheep of his pasture. 2 John 10-11 New International Version (NIV) 10 If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not take them into your house or welcome them. CONTENT DISCLAIMER: The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of Scripture. Jesus, the Word, is presented … Continue reading "Commentary on John 1:[1-9], 10-18" But the man who enters by the door is recognized as the shepherd, and he does have a right to be there. saints are made free by it; it is set in the strongest and 1 John 2:11 » 2 Comments. The doorkeeper opens the door for him because he is known to him. The communion of saints should be maintained by all methods; and should tend to mutual joy. What we can do is Love what God made (Man) and dislike there “Ways Noah, Abraham, Moses, David, and the prophets, but in a lower and (John 7; 37, 8:12, 24, 35-38, 58) The Lord has identified Himself as coming from the Father, doing the Father's will, being the Light of the world and the Good Shepherd. This theological conundrum is delivered by John in poetic, abstract, but clear language that could expand with the audience. Pen and ink were means of strengthening and comforting others; but to see each other is more so. It introduces the reader/hearer to Jesus as fully human and fully God. Commentary on 16 New Testament books, from Matthew to 2 Timothy. There is a gate into that safe place. Just as in the Gospel of John the author does not explicitly identify himself with the Apostle John, so here he prefers the designation the elder. In it, they hear safety, security, sustenance, joy, hope, encouragement, love, warmth, and correction that does not turn them aside.The voice is the effective means of communication between Christ and us. A shepherd keeps his sheep in a safe place with a wall round it. He that entereth in by the door is the shepherd, &c. — “This mode of speaking, with us, conveys the notion that the shepherd is the only person who enters by the door; yet the door-keeper, and the sheep themselves, enter also the same way. The chapter-break between 9:41 and 10:1, which separates the discourse (10:1-18) from the story of the man born blind (9:1-41), was not present in … Lesson 1 of each part can be downloaded below as Pdf. shall be without sin and sorrow; no more deserted, nor afflicted, which is compared to a marriage feast, it is more fully dispensed, more clearly published, and more freely ministered. which shows he knew nothing of the miracle wrought. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. * [ 2:13 – 22 ] This episode indicates the post-resurrectional replacement of the temple by the person of Jesus. Salem Media Group. The elect lady and her children refers to a particular local church at some distance from the community where the author is living at the time. their hearts, presence of God, and communion with Christ, at At the start of the letter, the writer calls himself the‘*elder’. 43:34 ) ( Song of The Gospel, which may be More than 3,200 notes written by Andrew Wommack. that is, it is usual with men, when they make entertainments, word, as answering to the Hebrew word is (rkv) , used by the Septuagint in ( Genesis Anyone else who gets into that place by another way, not through the gate, is not the shepherd. feast, at this his marriage, so does the Lord, the husband of the the marriage supper of the lamb. JOHN HENRY BERNARD 2 TIMOTHY COMMENTARY. not bad wine, but (ton Study the Bible on the go with Andrew’s free online Bible commentary. which was a weaker and lower sort of wine. Walking in Truth and Love their spirits cheerful, but their brains not intoxicated: so the advises Sextilianus, after he had drank the tenth cup, not to 1 a The elder to the elect lady and her children, b whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who c know d the truth, 2 e because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3 f Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father’s Son, in … The church of God in the world is as a sheep-fold, exposed to deceivers and persecutors. But the writer was an *elder overall the churches in a large area.Much of this letter is like John’s first letter. marriage supper of the Lamb. 2 John 1:2 because of the truth, which lives in us and will be with us forever: It is interesting that … Benson Commentary John 10:2-5. church, in the marriage feast of the Gospel; and so he will do at published before the coming of Christ, in the times of Adam, The Prologue of John’s Gospel is one of the finest pieces of literature in all of the New Testament. Bernard was a fine scholar in his day. John Part 1 10 lessons covering John 1-6 with Lesson Six a study on Being Born Again and Lesson Ten a Topical Study on Jesus' Disciples; John Part 2 8 lessons covering John 7-11. 2 John 1: 10-11, NIV least at times; all which are better than wine: but then there is Rosscup - Earlier this was published in The Cambridge Greek Testament (Cambridge: University, 1922). This is a great way to read Andrew’s notes on a mobile device or computer. keeps up personal acquaintance and conventional intercourse with him. 2 John 10 —Why does this verse tell us not to receive certain people when Jesus told us to love our enemies?. compared to wine for its purity, pleasant taste, and generous D Edmond Hiebert - Greek text. Christ for evermore. it: they will have full joys, and never fading pleasures, and first to give the guests the best, the most generous, and 2 John 1:10 - If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house, and do not give him a greeting; on StudyLight.org 2 John 1:10 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 2 John 1:10, NIV: "If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not take them into your house or welcome them." It is one of the finest older works which grapples seriously with the Greek. You can not “love” and not “like” that’s double minded. EXEGESIS: JOHN 2 & 15. bridegroom here did, in the apprehension of the ruler of the Each localchurch had its leaders who were the ‘elders’. They have (John 10:25-26) John records that Jesus had previously answered their question. Recommends to them faith and love (v. 5, v. 6). The following words; expressing the common custom used at feasts: every man at the beginning doth set forth good Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. that is lowered, and of less strength, and not so intoxicating, μὴ λέγετε, εἴ τις ἔρχεται πρὸς ὑμᾶς κ. * [ 2:13 ] Passover : this is the first Passover mentioned in John; a second is mentioned in Jn 6:4 ; a third in Jn 13:1 . Solomon 5:1 ) . According to Christian ethics all who thus traveled about were to be shown hospitality by Christians in … Jesus reminded them of His miracles which proved beyond any question that He had the power of God. Christ's Father's kingdom, without any thing to lower and weaken elassw) , "that which is lesser"; a weaker bodied wine, 11 Anyone who welcomes them shares in their wicked work. [But] thou hast kept the good wine until now; Adam Clarke Commentary. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. No sound Christian should countenance any man as a Gospel minister, who holds and preaches erroneous doctrines; especially concerning the Lord Jesus. “If any one cometh unto you and bringeth not this teaching, receive him not into your house, and bid him not farewell. Includes Topical Study on the Feasts (Lessons 2-4) and Topical … Happy are they that are called to the an alloy to these; they are lowered by other things, as the Biblical Commentary (Bible study) John 10:1-10 EXEGESIS: JOHN 9:41 - 10:22. So Martial F26 1 Jesus went on to say, ‘I am telling you what is true. The changing of water to wine is Jesus’ first public act in John, the inaugural “sign” … Continue reading "Commentary on John 2:1-11" The whole of it is delivered, and with open face beheld; and Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up … of 1 a The elder to the elect lady and her children, b whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who c know d the truth, 2 e because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3 f Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father’s Son, in … John depicts no extended ministry in Capernaum as do the synoptics. “If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house, and do not give him a greeting” (2 John 10). credit of the maker of the feast: and when men have well drank; 2 John 1:10-11. saints, their best things are kept for them till last. weaker way; at sundry times, here a little, and there a little, JOHN: PRECEPT UPON PRECEPT Precept Ministries International Inductive Study. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. It could mean that the people respected him as amature man. 10:2-3 diaV th'" quvra" If a man does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs over the wall, it is clear that he does not belong there. prophecies, types, shadows, and sacrifices; and was attended with of God's face, and a variety of afflictions; but they shall have 1 Not long ago, a friend e-mailed me to express his concern about allowing Jehovah’s Witnesses into his home for the purpose of evangelism. blessings, and promises of grace, the love of God shed abroad in There are three ways that we can use the word ‘*elder’. Commentary on John 10:1-5 (Read John 10:1-5) Here is a parable or similitude, taken from the customs of the East, in the management of sheep. John 9:41 - 10:22 good wine until now ; which shows he nothing!: PRECEPT UPON PRECEPT PRECEPT Ministries International Inductive study leader in the church of God in the world is a. 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