We do not know what he said in his face to face meetings with his friends. We do know what he wrote. Although the Apostle John states in both his 2nd and 3rd letter that he would rather be with his recipients than write to them, I am glad he wrote nonetheless.
What John wrote gives us priceless understanding of definitive theology concerning the Person of Christ which we, humanly speaking, would not have had if it were not in writing. There were some in John’s day who d