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Lesson 2: 3 John 3-4

3 John 3-4
For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the truth. I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

Related Scriptures
John 8:12
John 12:35-36
1 Corinthians 4:15-16
Galatians 5:16-26
Hebrews 13:17

Background Information
In the Bible, the word “walk” often refers to the way we live our lives.


1. Jesus said that He is the way, the truth, and the life. Jesus called the Holy Spirit the Spirit of Truth. In light of these facts, Who will we be obeying if we “walk in the truth”?

2. a) From Galatians 5, list several practices of one who walks after the flesh. (Hint: these are listed as “the works of the flesh”.) b) Also from Galatians 5, list several characteristics of one who walks after the Spirit. (Hint: these are listed as the “fruit of the Spirit”.)

3. Several of our Scriptures refer to walking in the light, a term that includes walking in the truth. a) Who do we have fellowship with if we walk in the light? b) Who else walks in the light? c) What does the blood of Jesus do for the one who walks in the light?

4. What effect does walking in the truth have on one’s spiritual mentors?

5. According to our main text, what did John say was “in” Gaius?

6. Would having the truth in us be necessary to walking in the truth?

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