Wm. Barclay took this statement of John’s to the elect lady and read something into it.
It gave me great joy to find some of your children walking in the truth, as we have received commandment from the Father.
He said that meant that some of her children were not walking in the truth. Somebody wrote that maybe it meant he had not met all of her children. Possible.
There are necessary inferences, and then there are unnecessary conclusions that some people make from the evidence.