1 John 3:1-7 ESV

1 See 1what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called 2children of God; and so we are. The reason why 3the world does not know us is that 4it did not know him.

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2 Beloved, we are 5God's children 6now, and what we will be 7has not yet appeared; but we know that 8when he appearsa9 we shall be like him, because 10we shall see him as he is.

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    • f 3:2 - Or when it appears
      3 And everyone who 11thus hopes in him 12purifies himself as he is pure.

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      4 Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; 13sin is lawlessness.

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      5 You know that 14he appeared to 15take away sins, and 16in him there is no sin.

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      6 No one who abides in him keeps on sinning; 17no one who keeps on sinning has either seen him or known him.

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      7 Little children, 18let no one deceive you. 19Whoever practices righteousness is righteous, as he is righteous.

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