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24 teach that a person who does not remain constant in belief may lose his or her salvation? Discuss this Johannine passage in rela tion to John 15:1-8 and the totality of Scripture. ASSIGNMENT The Holy Spirit, the Internal 1 John Teacher 2:26-29 VOCABULARY TrXavcovTWv, pres. ptcp. act. masc. gen. pi. of irXavdo), / the ones who] deceive, lead astray Xpeia, -ag, f}, need, necessity SiSdaKT], pres. subj. act. 3d sg. OF 8L8daK0). [that any one] should teach cj)avepa)0rj, aor. subj. pass. 3d sg. OF 4>avepoa), /if] he appears, is manifested axcoLiev, 2d aor.
1 John 2:22-25 VOCABULARY Tig, indef. interrog. pron. masc. nom. sg. of Tig, T L , who? which? what? Note how the accent distinguishes the interrogative from the simple indefinite pronoun, T i g (cf. 1 J o h n 2:1). el urj. if not, except ctpvcuuevog, pres. ptcp. mid. masc. nom. sg. of d p v e o u c a , [the one who] denies, disowns, renounces opoXoyoov, pres. ptcp. act. masc. nom. sg. of opoXoyeto, [the one who] confesses LieveTO), pres. imp v. act. 3d sg. of uevo), let it remain, abide peivr).
16 and the account in Gen 3:6 of the temptation of Eve? Do you think that John is alluding to that account? ASSIGNMENT Antichrists: Sign of the Last Hour 1 John 2:18-21 VOCABULARY -ot>, 6, Antichrist. The term only occurs in 1 John 2:18, 22: 4:3; 2 John 7. See TDNT 9:571-72. yeyovamv, perf. indie, act. 3d pi. , whence, wherefore, from where u e | I E V F J K E I A A V , pluperf. indie, act. 3d pi. of Lievco, they [would] have remained dv, untranslatable particle indicating contingency; see Mounce, Basics, 90.