1 John 2 Summary - Matthew Henry's Whole Bible Commentary
F I R S T J O H N.
Here the apostle encourages against sins of infirmity (1Jn 2:1; 1Jn 2:2), shows the true knowledge and love of God (ver. 3-6), renews the precept of fraternal love (ver. 7-11), addresses the several ages of Christians (ver. 12-14), warns against worldly love (ver. 15-17), against seducers (1Jn 2:18; 1Jn 2:19), shows the security of true Christians (ver. 20-27), and advises to abide in Christ, 1Jn 2:28; 1Jn 2:29.
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Matthew Henry's Whole Bible Commentary
Matthew Henry (1662 - 1714) was a Presbyterian minister in England who began his commentary on the Bible in 1704. He completed his work up to the end of Acts before his death. Afterwards, his ministerial friends completed the work from Henry’s notes and writings.