Written to Jewish believers after 1 John, to a woman called “CYRIA” or “the elect Lady” and her household, –or possibility an assembly. Written to emphasize the basics of following Christ, -Truth, -and Love, and to warn against false teachers.
1:1 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; Deuteronomy 7:6 For thou art an holy people unto the Lord thy God: the Lord thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.
1:8 Look to yourselves, that we lose not those things which we have wrought, but that we receive a full reward. Daniel 12:3 And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.
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