1 John 2:7-11 NIV

7 Dear friends,1 I am not writing you a new command but an old one, which you have had since the beginning.2 This old command is the message you have heard.

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8 Yet I am writing you a new command;3 its truth is seen in him and you, because the darkness is passing4 and the true light5 is already shining.6

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9 Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates his brother7 is still in the darkness.8

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10 Whoever loves his brother lives in the light,9 and there is nothing in hima to make him stumble.10

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      11 But whoever hates his brother11 is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness;12 he does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded him.13

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