Charts, maps, videos, links and more provide you with basic information to study 1, 2, and 3 John.

Education materials include:

  • Bird's-eye Bible Brief: 1, 2 and 3 John
  • Overview audios of 1, 2, and 3 John from Got Questions
  • Interactive 1, 2, and 3 John geography map from Eternal Ministries
  • Overview video of 1, 2, and 3 John from The Bible Project
  • Basic Bible Knowledge: 1, 2, and 3 John Children's material & more

Birds Eye ViewBible Brief: 1 John

 

1 - 2

3 - 4

5

Living in the Light

Living in Love

Living by Faith

1: 5 - 2:2 2: 3 - 27 2: 28 - 3: 24 4:1 - 21 5: 1 - 21

 

Conditions for Fellowship 

 

Conduct in Fellowship

 

Characteristics of Fellowship

 

Cautions of Fellowship

 

Consequences of Fellowship

Written in Ephesus 


c. AD 85

 

 

 

Birds Eye View

Bible Brief: 2 John

 

 

1 - 3

4 - 6

7 - 11

12 - 13

Introduction

Practice the TRUTH

Protect the TRUTH

Conclusion

1: 1 - 3 1: 4 - 6 1:7 - 11 1: 12 - 13
Written in Ephesus 

c. AD 90 

      

 

 

Birds Eye View

Bible Brief: 3 John

 

1

2 - 8

9 - 11

12 - 15

Introduction

Influence of Gaius

Indictment of Diotrephes

Introduction of Demetrius

1: 1 1: 2 - 8 1:9 - 11 1: 12 - 15
Personal Godly generosity Selfish Ambition Truthful testimony
Written in Ephesus 

c. AD 90 

      

 

 

Purpose of 1 John

Emphasis on love in Christ

 

Purpose of 2 John

 

Walking in truth and love; Avoiding false teachers

 

Purpose of 3 John

 

Praise for walking in the truth; Condemnation of selfish pride

 

Author

 

John, son of Zebedee

Dates Written c. AD 85 - 90
Location Ephesus
Key Verse(s)

1 John 1:9, 3:6, 4:7-8, 5:13

2 John 6, 8-9

3 John 4, 11

Audience - 1 John Letter to all Christians
Audience - 2 John Local church or church member
Audience - 3 John Personal letter to Gaius

 

Theme(s)

 

Fellowship because of God's love

Walk in truth and love with discernment

Generous hospitality vs. selfish ambition

 

 

 

 

 


1 John Overview Audio

Author, Date, Purpose, Key Verses
Brief Summary, Connections, Practical Applications

 

1 John summary information from Got Questions

 

 

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A 5:51 audio 

 

Beloved, let us love one another,

for love is from God;

and everyone who loves

is born of God and knows God.

The one who does not love

does not know God, for God is love.

- 1 John 4:7-8

 

 

2 John Overview Audio

Author, Date, Purpose, Key Verses
Brief Summary, Connections, Practical Applications

 

2 John summary information from Got Questions

 

 

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 A 3:27 audio

 

And this is love,

that we walk according to His commandments.

This is the commandment,

just as you have heard from the beginning,

that you should walk in it.

- 2 John 6

 

 

 

3 John Overview Audio

Author, Date, Purpose, Key Verses
Brief Summary, Connections, Practical Applications

 

3 John summary information from Got Questions

 

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A 4:10 audio 

 

 

I have no greater joy than this,

to hear of my children walking in the truth.

- 3 John 4

 

 


 1, 2, and 3 John Locations

 

 

 

 

 


 

1, 2, and 3 John Overview Video

2 & 3 John, followed by  1 John

 

A 9:36 video 

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1, 2, and 3 John Overview Poster from The Bible Project

 

Poster 123 John

 

 

 

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Use the picture as an overview of the book as you study.

Additionally, you may use it as a coloring page for children.

 


Basic Bible Building Blocks: 1 John

Children's material, Teacher guides, Devotions, Coloring pages & more

 

1 John Coloring Page

1 John 4: 7 - 12 - Coloring Page

1 John - Bible Flash Card

  

1 John 1: 5-10 - Walking in the Light + (Teacher's Guide) + (Devotion)

1 John 4: 7-16 - Let Us Love One Another + (Teacher's Guide) + (Devotion)

 

Basic Bible Building Blocks: 2 John

Children's material, Coloring pages & more

  

2 John Coloring Page

2 John 1: 1- 6 - Coloring Page

2 John - Bible Flash Card

 

Basic Bible Building Blocks: 3 John

Children's material, Coloring pages & more

 

3 John Coloring Page

3 John 1: 1 - 4, 11 - Coloring Page

3 John - Bible Flash Card

  

  

 

 

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