But these have been recorded so that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and so that through believing you may have life in his name.
1 John 1:4
We are writing these things so that our joy may be full.
This is the disciple who is testifying to these things and has written them down. We know that his testimony is true.
1 John 2:1
My little children, I'm writing these things to you so that you might not sin. Yet if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father Jesus, the Messiah, one who is righteous.
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 down what you have seen, what is, and what is going to happen after this.
Of course, Jesus also did many other things, and I suppose that if every one of them were written down, the world couldn't contain the books that would be written.
I, too, have carefully investigated everything from the beginning and have decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,
This greeting is written with my own signature "Paul." Remember that I remain imprisoned. May grace be with you! Amen.
2 Thessalonians 3:17
I, Paul, am writing this greeting with my own hand. This is the mark in every letter of mine. It is the way I write.
19I, Paul, am writing this with my own hand: I will repay it. (I will not mention to you that you owe me your very life.)
Look at how large these letters are because I am writing with my own hand!
1 Peter 5:12
Through Silvanus, whom I regard as a faithful brother, I have written this short letter to encourage you and to testify that this is to be the true grace of God in which you are to stand firm!
I, Tertius, who penned this letter, greet you in the Lord.