But these are written so that you may believe Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and by believing you may have life in His name.
1 John 1:4
We are writing these things
so that our joy may be complete.
This is the disciple who testifies to these things and who wrote them down. We know that his testimony is true.
1 John 2:1
My little children, I am writing you these things so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ the Righteous One.
saying, “Write on a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea.”
Therefore write what you have seen, what is, and what will take place after this.
And there are also many other things that Jesus did, which, if they were written one by one, I suppose not even the world itself could contain the books that would be written.
It also seemed good to me, since I have carefully investigated everything from the very first, to write to you in an orderly sequence, most honorable Theophilus,
This greeting is in my own hand—Paul. Remember my imprisonment. Grace be with you.
2 Thessalonians 3:17
This greeting is in my own hand—Paul. This is a sign in every letter; this is how I write.
I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it—not to mention to you that you owe me even your own self.
Look at what large letters I use as I write to you in my own handwriting.
1 Peter 5:12
I have written you this brief letter through Silvanus (I know him to be a faithful brother) to encourage you and to testify that this is the true grace of God. Take your stand in it!
I Tertius, who wrote this letter, greet you in the Lord.