(GWT) 2 John 1 : 1 From the church leader. To the chosen lady and her children, whom I love because we share the truth. I'm not the only one who loves you. Everyone who knows the truth also loves you.
(GWT) 2 John 1 : 2 We love you because of the truth which lives in us and will be with us forever.
(GWT) 2 John 1 : 3 Good will, mercy, and peace will be with us. They come from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, who in truth and love is the Father's Son.
(GWT) 2 John 1 : 4 I was very happy to find some of your children living in the truth as the Father has commanded us.
(GWT) 2 John 1 : 5 Dear lady, I'm now requesting that we continue to love each other. It's not as though I'm writing to give you a new commandment. Rather, from the beginning we were commanded to love each other.
(GWT) 2 John 1 : 6 Love means that we live by doing what he commands. We were commanded to live in love, and you have heard this from the beginning.
(GWT) 2 John 1 : 7 Many people who deceive others have gone into the world. They refuse to declare that Jesus Christ came in flesh and blood. This is the mark of a deceiver and an antichrist.
(GWT) 2 John 1 : 8 Be careful that you don't destroy what we've worked for, but that you receive your full reward.
(GWT) 2 John 1 : 9 Everyone who doesn't continue to teach what Christ taught doesn't have God. The person who continues to teach what Christ taught has both the Father and the Son.
(GWT) 2 John 1 : 10 If anyone comes to you and doesn't bring these teachings, don't take him into your home or even greet him.
(GWT) 2 John 1 : 11 Whoever greets him shares the evil things he's doing.
(GWT) 2 John 1 : 12 I have a lot to write to you. I would prefer not to write a letter. Instead, I hope to visit and talk things over with you personally. Then we will be completely filled with joy.
(GWT) 2 John 1 : 13 The children of your chosen sister greet you.