Category Archives: 1 John

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock

If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. … If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised … Continue reading

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You cannot fast as you do today and expect your voice to be heard on high

Is this the kind of fast I have chosen, only a day for people to humble themselves? … Is it only for bowing one’s head like a reed and for lying in sackcloth and ashes? Is that what you call … Continue reading

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Pray continually

Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God and receive from him anything we ask, because we keep his commands and do what pleases him.

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To another there is given through the Spirit distinguishing between spirits

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

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I am making everything new!

For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. … If our hearts condemn us, we know that God is greater than … Continue reading

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Do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh

For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.

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Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe

He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves. … For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (for … Continue reading

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What can anyone give in exchange for their soul?

For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.

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The LORD Almighty has a day in store for all the proud and lofty

For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.

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The Spirit you received brought about your adoption

In love (God) predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will. … Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow citizens with God’s people and members of God’s household, built on the foundation of the apostles … Continue reading

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