1 John 5:1-10 ESV

Overcoming the World

1 1Everyone who believes that 2Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and 3everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him.

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2 4By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.

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3 For 5this is the love of God, that we 6keep his commandments. And 7his commandments are not burdensome.

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4 For 8everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world--9our faith.

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5 Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes 10that Jesus is the Son of God?

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Testimony Concerning the Son of God

6 This is he who came 11by water and blood--Jesus Christ; not by the water only but by the water and the blood. And 12the Spirit is the one who testifies, because 13the Spirit is the truth.

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      7 For there are three that testify:
      8 the Spirit and the water and the blood; and these three agree.
      9 14If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater, for this is the testimony of God 15that he has borne concerning his Son.

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      10 Whoever believes in the Son of God 16has the testimony in himself. Whoever does not believe God 17has made him a liar, 18because he has not believed in the testimony that God has borne concerning his Son.

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