1 John 5:1-5 NIV

Faith in the Incarnate Son of God

1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well.

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2 This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands.

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3 In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome,

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4 for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.

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5 Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.

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      • a 5:8 - Late manuscripts of the Vulgate "testify in heaven: the Father, the Word and the Holy Spirit, and these three are one. " 8"And there are three that testify on earth: the" (not found in any Greek manuscript before the fourteenth century)