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Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:1 - Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:2 - This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:3 - In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome,

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:4 - for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:5 - Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:6 - This is the one who came by water and blood—Jesus Christ. He did not come by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:7 - For there are three that testify:

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:8 - the[fn] Spirit, the water and the blood; and the three are in agreement.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:9 - We accept human testimony, but God’s testimony is greater because it is the testimony of God, which he has given about his Son.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:10 - Whoever believes in the Son of God accepts this testimony. Whoever does not believe God has made him out to be a liar, because they have not believed the testimony God has given about his Son.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:11 - And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:12 - Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:13 - I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:14 - This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:15 - And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:16 - If you see any brother or sister commit a sin that does not lead to death, you should pray and God will give them life. I refer to those whose sin does not lead to death. There is a sin that leads to death. I am not saying that you should pray about that.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:17 - All wrongdoing is sin, and there is sin that does not lead to death.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:18 - We know that anyone born of God does not continue to sin; the One who was born of God keeps them safe, and the evil one cannot harm them.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:19 - We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world is under the control of the evil one.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:20 - We know also that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true. And we are in him who is true by being in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:21 - Dear children, keep yourselves from idols.
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Late manuscripts of the Vulgate testify in heaven: the Father, the Word and the Holy Spirit, and these three are one. 8 And there are three that testify on earth: the (not found in any Greek manuscript before the fourteenth century)
Late manuscripts of the Vulgate testify in heaven: the Father, the Word and the Holy Spirit, and these three are one. 8 And there are three that testify on earth: the (not found in any Greek manuscript before the fourteenth century)

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