And I entreat you also, true yoke fellow, help those women which labored with me in the gospel, with Clement also…
I. WHOSE NAMES ARE WRITTEN THERE? Those of —
1. The faithful labourer.
2. The patient sufferer.
3. The victorious combatant.
4. The despised saint.
II. HOW THEY CAME TO BE WRITTEN THERE?
1. Through grace.
2. By the blood of Jesus.
3. The Spirit of God.
III. WHY ARE THEY WRITTEN THERE? Because —
1. Citizens of heaven.
2. Heirs of the promises.
3. Precious in the sight of God.
(J. Lyth, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And I intreat thee also, true yokefellow, help those women which laboured with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and with other my fellowlabourers, whose names are in the book of life.