“Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love.”
King James Version (KJV)
1:3 Grace takes away guilt; mercy, misery: peace implies the abiding in grace and mercy. It includes the testimony of God's Spirit, both that we are his children, and that all our ways are acceptable to him. This is the very foretaste of heaven itself, where it is perfected. In truth and love - Or, faith and love, as St. Paul speaks. Faith and truth are here synonymous terms.
2Jo 1:3 Grace be with you, mercy. [and] peace. The usual benediction of the saints. The Lord Jesus Christ. The Revised Version omits "Lord", a word which occurs nowhere else in John's Epistles.