THE FIRST EPISTLE GENERAL OF
Try the spirits—God is love and dwells in those who love him.
believe not every aspirit
, but btry
whether they are of God: because many dfalse
prophets are gone out into the world.
ye the bSpirit
of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the cflesh
is of God:
And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is anot
of God: and this is that spirit
, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.
Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
They are of the aworld
: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them.
We are of God: he that knoweth God aheareth
us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby bknow
we the cspirit
of truth, and the spirit of derror
Beloved, let us alove
one another: for blove
is of God; and every one that loveth is cborn
of God, and knoweth God.
He that loveth not aknoweth
not God; for God is love.
In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might alive
Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he aloved
us, and bsent
his Son to be
for our sins.
Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.
man hath bseen
God at any time. If we love one another, cGod ddwelleth
in us, and his love is perfected in us.
Hereby know we that we adwell
in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit.
Whosoever shall aconfess
that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.
And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that adwelleth
in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.
Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he ais
, so are we in this world.
There is no afear
; but perfect clove
casteth out fear: because fear hath dtorment
. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
him, because he first loved us.
If a man say, I love God, and ahateth
, he is a cliar
: for he that loveth not his dbrother
whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not eseen
And this commandment have we from him, That he who aloveth
God love his brother also.