Category Archives: 1 John

We know and rely on the love God has for us

God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. … This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we … Continue reading

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He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins

This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

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Show diligence to the very end so that what you hope for may be fully realized.

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.

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Since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken let us be thankful

He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?

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There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus

We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, where our forerunner, Jesus, has entered on our behalf.

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God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever

We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original conviction firmly to the very end.

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Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people

He will live with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. … I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your … Continue reading

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I write to you fathers because you know him

For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just.

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Remain in me, as I also remain in you

No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.

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He was lost

The younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there squandered his wealth in wild living.

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