Whosoever abideth in him - By faith, love, and obedience. o 2 Dear friends, p now we are children of God, q and what we will be has not yet been made known. He was a fisherman, one of Jesus’ inner circle (together with James and Peter), and “the disciple whom Jesus loved” (Jn 13:23; see note there). 1 John 2:28 And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence... John 15:4-7 Abide in me, and I in you. With equal care, "Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin." The text is, I suppose, generally understood as if it pointed to the fact that we are called the sons of God as the great exemplification of the wonderfulness of His love. ( S) 8 The one who does what is sinful is of the devil, ( T) because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. 1 John iii. With equal care …John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions, The Great Privilege of those that are Born of God"Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin." 1 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. But we know that when Christ appears, [ a ] we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. "Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can you... 1 John 3:2,9 Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear... 1 John 2:4 He that said, I know him, and keeps not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. New International Version (NIV). 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 6 1 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! Sinneth not - Because his heart is purified by faith, and he is a worker together with God, and consequently does not receive the grace of God in vain. The author is John son of Zebedee (see Mk 1:19–20)—the apostle and the author of the Gospel of John and Revelation (see Introductions to both books: Author). (A) No one who continues to sin has either seen him(B) or known him. (F) 8 The one who does what is sinful is of the devil,(G) because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. o 2 Dear friends, p now we are children of God, q and what we will be has not yet been made known. Bible > NIV > 1 John 2 1 John 2 New International Version: Par 1 My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. ( U) appeared was to destroy the devil’s work. The Word Became Flesh. Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. For no one could perform the signs you are doing if God were not with him.” And the same pains they have taken to describe, in the liveliest colours, the deformity of vice; both of vice in general, and of those particular vices which were most prevalent in their respective ages and countries. 1. 3 Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council. No one who lives in him keeps on sinning. 3 John 1 - The elder, To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth. Many eminent writers, heathen as well as Christian, both in earlier and later ages, have employed their utmost labour and art in painting the beauty of virtue. Whoever abides in him, does not sin: whoever sins, has not seen him or … 1. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2 He came to Jesus at night and said, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. 1 The elder, To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth. Search the Bible. It has been frequently supposed, that the being born of God was all one with the being justified; that the new birth and justification were only different expressions, denoting the same thing: It being certain, on the one hand, that whoever is justified is also born of God; and, on the other, that whoever is born of God is also justified; yea, that both these gifts of God are given to every believer in one and the same moment. 1 John 3: See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! 4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father--Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. Many eminent writers, heathen as well as Christian, both in earlier and later ages, have employed their utmost labour and art in painting the beauty of virtue. n And that is what we are! And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure." And that is what we are! No one who lives in him keeps on sinning. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Bible > NIV > 1 John 3 1 John 3 New International Version: Par 1 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! The life appeared; we have seen it and testify to it, and we proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and has appeared to us. f 5 But if anyone obeys his word, g love for God a is truly made complete in them. 1 John 3:2 New International Version (NIV) 2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. 1 John 3 3 See what great love m the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Cite Share Print. John 1:6-8. All rights reserved worldwide. 1. But if we are to, Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John, "For this purpose was the Son of God manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil." And the same pains they have taken to describe, in the liveliest colours, the deformity of vice; both of vice in general, and of those particular vices which were most prevalent in their respective ages and countries. Eversley, 1869. But if we are to …Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John, The End of Christ's Coming"For this purpose was the Son of God manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil." 3 We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also … The Love that Calls us Sons'Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God....'--1 John iii. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 4 The Jewish Passover Festival was near. The text is, I suppose, generally understood as if it pointed to the fact that we are called the sons of God as the great exemplification of the wonderfulness of His love. n And that is what we are! No one who continues to sin has either seen him or known him. 1 Peter 1:23 Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which lives and stays for ever. No one who remains in union with him keeps on sinning. b Read more Share Copy Copy Options. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Hath not seen him - It is no unusual thing with this apostle, both in his gospel and in his epistles, to put occasionally the past for the present, and the present for the past tense. Windsor Castle, 1869. No one who lives in him keeps on sinning. 3 Then Jesus went up on a mountainside and sat down with his disciples. The one who does what is right is righteous, just as he is righteous. The reason the Son of God. He was with God in the beginning. No one who continues to sin has either seen him or known him. 1 John 3:6 6 No one who lives in him keeps on sinning. It is, like all God's messages, all God's laws, ay, like God's world in which we live and breathe, 'Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God....'--1 John iii. 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