First epistle of John
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First epistle of John by Robert Smith Candlish

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Published by Kregel Publications in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English


  • Bible. N.T. Epistle of John, 1st -- Commentaries.

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Reprint of the 3 ed. published in 1877 by A. and C. Black, Edinburgh, under title: The First epistle of John expounded in a series of lectures.

Statementby Robert S. Candlish.
LC ClassificationsBS2805 .C3 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 577 p. ;
Number of Pages577
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4411267M
ISBN 100825423201
LC Control Number79014801

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In connection with John's gospel all of this points to the Apostle John as author of the epistle (compare with notes on John's Gospel). The wide recognition in the early church does also confirm the above. The first to cite from John's First Epistle is Polycarp of Smyrna (around 70 to .   The book of 1stJohn is a General Epistle (Apostolic Letter). It is written by the Disciple/Apostle John around A.D. probably from Ephesus. The key personalities are the Apostles Peter and : Bible3 Truth. Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page? Finished. The First epistle of John: expounded in a series of lectures. The First epistle of John: expounded in a series of lectures ← Back to item details. PDF/ePub Info Share, | 7 / 2. The Gospel of John was designed to produce faith so that we might have life - cf. Jn 3. However, it is the First Epistle of John which discusses the nature of that life in greater detail - e.g., 1 Jn 4. That we might be sure to live the sort of life God offers through His Son Jesus Christ, a careful study of First John is in orderFile Size: KB.

The First Epistle of John or 1 John is the 23rd book of the New Testament. It is traditionally attributed to John the Evangelist. This religion -related article is a stub. First John is the fourth of the General Epistles (or Catholic Letters), the writings of apostles to the church at large. While Paul wrote to specific congregations and individuals, Peter, James, John, and Jude wrote to broader audiences scattered across the Roman empire. John’s next two letters, however, are written to specific audiences. Johannine Epsitles ( John) Summary. Here we have three different letters, written at different times, to different people. Yet they're all loosely tied together by the same ideas. Oh, and the same author: a guy who only calls himself "the elder." 1 John. In the first letter, the elder encourages the Christians in his community to stay together. 3 The First Epistle of John Chapter 1 ¹That which existed from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have examined, talking about the word of life, ²even that life has been revealed, and we have seen it, and we are bearing witness and announcing to you eternal life,1 which was with the Father and has been revealed to us.

  The book called the First Epistle of John (1 John) is believed to have been written shortly after the split in the Johannine community, which appears to have occurred early in the second century. John wrote his epistles many years after writing his gospel. The Wycliffe Bible Commentary says that John’s first epistle probably was written about 90 A.D., a short time before the apostle was exiled to the Island of Patmos. He was exiled after the government, under the reign of Domitian, failed to kill him by plunging him into boiling oil. The First Epistle of John is the sixty-second book in the Christian Bible, and the twenty-third in the New Testament.. This book is believed to a letter from John. There is some disagreement over whether the John who wrote the letters of John, the John who wrote The Gospel of John, and the John who wrote the Book of Revelation are the same person.. This letter was probably written in Ephesus. THE EPISTLES OF JOHN. The First Epistle of John can hardly be distinguished from a doctrinal and practical treatise. There is no address to it. There are no salutations at the end of it. No author's name is connected with it. One might almost think it was intended as a general exposition of Christian truth; and yet you find, here and there through the work, expressions like this, " I write.