1 John 2:6-16 NIV

6 Whoever claims to live in him must walk as Jesus did.1

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7 Dear friends,2 I am not writing you a new command but an old one, which you have had since the beginning.3 This old command is the message you have heard.

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8 Yet I am writing you a new command;4 its truth is seen in him and you, because the darkness is passing5 and the true light6 is already shining.7

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9 Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates his brother8 is still in the darkness.9

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10 Whoever loves his brother lives in the light,10 and there is nothing in hima to make him stumble.11

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      11 But whoever hates his brother12 is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness;13 he does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded him.14

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          12 I write to you, dear children,15 because your sins have been forgiven on account of his name.16

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              13 I write to you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning.17 I write to you, young men, because you have overcome18 the evil one.19 I write to you, dear children,20 because you have known the Father.

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                  14 I write to you, fathers, because you have known him who is from the beginning.21 I write to you, young men, because you are strong,22 and the word of God23 lives in you,24 and you have overcome the evil one.25

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                      Do Not Love the World

                      15 Do not love the world or anything in the world.26 If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.27

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                      16 For everything in the world--the cravings of sinful man,28 the lust of his eyes29 and the boasting of what he has and does--comes not from the Father but from the world.

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