1 John 5:7-17 NIV

7 For there are three that testify:

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8 thea Spirit, the water and the blood; and the three are in agreement.

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    • k 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)
      9 We accept human testimony, but God’s testimony is greater because it is the testimony of God, which he has given about his Son.

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      10 Whoever believes in the Son of God accepts this testimony. Whoever does not believe God has made him out to be a liar, because they have not believed the testimony God has given about his Son.

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      11 And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

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      12 Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.

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      Concluding Affirmations

      13 I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.

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      14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

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      15 And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.

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          16 If you see any brother or sister commit a sin that does not lead to death, you should pray and God will give them life. I refer to those whose sin does not lead to death. There is a sin that leads to death. I am not saying that you should pray about that.

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          17 All wrongdoing is sin, and there is sin that does not lead to death.

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