John warns Gaius of the treachery of Diotrephes, who had initiated a mutiny against God's true ministers, putting out of the church those who did not follow him.
In our quest for unity, we can never compromise with the truth. True love between brethren is impossible without an equal pr greater love for the truth.
Whoever does not abide in the doctrine of the indwelling of Christ does not have God, but whoever does abide in this doctrine has both the Father and the Son.
While professing Christians confess that Christ has come in the flesh, most do not truly confess that He is appearing in their flesh. They deny Him in works.