2 John 1:1-2 The Bond of Truth

2 John 1:1-2 (KJV)
The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth;
For the truth’s sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.

Because we are social beings we unite together; we form bonds. Those bonds may be manifold:

  • Politics
  • Safety concerns
  • Special interests
  • Health issues
  • Family
  • Traditions
  • Etc

The apostle speaks of unity around the bonds of the truth.

  • He loves them in the truth
  • Others love them in the truth and
  • They love them for the truth

Truth is the glue that holds people of faith together like no other because truth never changes and because we will carry this truth of Jesus Christ with us into eternity.

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2 John 1:1-2 The Bond of Truth

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Author: marvinmck

Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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