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Author Heil, John Paul, author

Title 1-3 John : worship by loving God and one another to live eternally / John Paul Heil
Published Cambridge : James Clarke & Co, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (220 pages)
Contents Front Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Information -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- 1. Introduction -- 2. 3 John: The Elder to Gaius -- 3. 2 John: The Elder to an Elect Lady -- 4. 1 John 1:1-10: He Will Cleanse Us from All Unrighteousness -- 5. 1 John 2:1-14: If We Keep His Commandments the Love of God Has Been Perfected -- 6. 1 John 2:15-17: Do Not Love the Things in the World -- 7. 1 John 2:18-27: The One Confessing the Son Also Has the Father -- 8. 1 John 2:28-3:6: You Know Whoever Does Righteousness Has Been Begotten from Him -- 9. 1 John 3:7-12: We Should Love One Another -- 10. 1 John 3:13-17: We Ought To Lay Down Our Lives for the Brothers -- 11. 1 John 3:18-24: Believe in the Name of His Son Jesus Christ and Love One Another -- 12. 1 John 4:1-6: In This You Know the Spirit of God -- 13. 1 John 4:7-12: God Has Sent His Son so that We Might Live through Him -- 14. 1 John 4:13-5:2: Just as That One Is so We Are in This World -- 15. 1 John 5:3-12: This Is the Love of God that We Keep His Commandments -- 16. 1 John 5:13-21: All Unrighteousness Is Sin -- 17. Summary and Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Back Cover
Summary '1-3 John' treats the three letters of John as a unified epistolary package. Taking a thorough and scholarly approach, John Paul Heil proposes two important contributions to the study of 1-3 John. First, he presents new comprehensive chiastic structures for each of the three letters of John based on concrete linguistic evidence in the text. These chiastic structures serve as the guide to a better understanding of for whom John's epistles were meant, and why they were written. Secondly, it treats these letters from the point of view of their worship context and themes. Not only were 1-3 John in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed September 8, 2015)
Subject Bible. Epistles of John -- Criticism, Form
Bible. Epistles of John -- Language, style
Bible. Epistles of John.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0227904974