1 John 5:13-21 CSB

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

Effective Prayer

14 Now this is the confidence we have before Him: whenever we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

References for 1 John 5:14

      15 And if we know that He hears whatever we ask, we know that we have what we have asked Him for.
      16 If anyone sees his brother committing a sin that does not bring death, he should ask, and Goda will give life to him-to those who commit sin that doesn't bring death. There is sinb that brings death. I am not saying he should pray about that.

      References for 1 John 5:16

          17 All unrighteousness is sin, and there is sin that does not bring death.


          18 We know that everyone who has been born of God does not sin, but the Onec who is born of God keeps him,d e and the evil one does not touch him.

          References for 1 John 5:18

            • e 5:18 - Jesus Christ
            • f 5:18 - Other mss read himself
            • g 5:18 - Or the one who is born of God keeps himself
              19 We know that we are of God, and the whole world is under the sway of the evil one.
              20 And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know the true One.f We are in the true One-that is, in His Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

              References for 1 John 5:20

                • h 5:20 - Other mss read the true God
                  21 Little children, guard yourselves from idols.