Category Archives: 1 John

For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God

The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.” The Spirit himself testifies with our … Continue reading

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I can do all this through him who gives me strength

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.

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What must I do to be saved?

Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved. … If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart … Continue reading

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The proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes

Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.”  Jesus … told them this parable: “The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. He thought to himself, ‘What shall I do? … Continue reading

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Love … does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud

What comes out of a person is what defiles them. For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. All these evils … Continue reading

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Be pure and blameless

Do not share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure.Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. Urge the younger women … Continue reading

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Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God

Who may ascend the mountain of the LORD? Who may stand in his holy place? Those who have clean hands and a pure heart, who do not put their trust in an idol or swear by a false god. They … Continue reading

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Love comes from God

And this is his command: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and to love one another as he commanded us … This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for … Continue reading

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You have been taught by God to love each other

Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart. … We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, … Continue reading

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I can do all this through him who gives me strength

Now I commit you to God and to the word of his grace, which can build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified … Do your best to present yourself to God as one … Continue reading

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