1 John 2:21-29 NIV

21 I do not write to you because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it1 and because no lie comes from the truth.

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22 Who is the liar? It is the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ. Such a man is the antichrist--he denies the Father and the Son.2

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23 No one who denies the Son has the Father; whoever acknowledges the Son has the Father also.3

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24 See that what you have heard from the beginning4 remains in you. If it does, you also will remain in the Son and in the Father.5

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      25 And this is what he promised us--even eternal life.6

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      26 I am writing these things to you about those who are trying to lead you astray.7

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      27 As for you, the anointing8 you received from him remains in you, and you do not need anyone to teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all things9 and as that anointing is real, not counterfeit--just as it has taught you, remain in him.10

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          Children of God

          28 And now, dear children,11 continue in him, so that when he appears12 we may be confident13 and unashamed before him at his coming.14

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              29 If you know that he is righteous,15 you know that everyone who does what is right has been born of him.16

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