III John 1-8
1. Gaius- a person who served others
a. he abounded in spiritual health
b. he practiced what he preached
c. he used his time and resources in Christian service.
There are many good causes that Christians may support, but they must support missionaries.
2. Diotrephes- a person who hindered others.
a. he was proud and self-willed
b. he was undisciplined and spiteful
c. He refused to accept spiritual authority.
3. Demetrius- a person who attracted others
a. he was well-spoken of by others
b. his Christian genuineness was confirmed by his life
Do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. (11)