Do not love1the worldnor the things in the world. 2Ifanyoneloves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
For all that is in the world, 3the lust of the flesh and 4the lust of the eyes and 5the boastfulpride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.
176The world is passingaway, and also its lusts; but the one who 7does the will of Godlivesforever.
18Children, 8it is the lasthour; and just as you heard that 9antichrist is coming, 10evennowmanyantichrists have appeared; from this we know that it is the lasthour.
1911They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, 12so that ait would be shown that they all are not of us.
20bBut you have an 13anointing from 14the HolyOne, and 15you allknow.
I have not written to you because you do not know the truth, but 16because you do know it, and cbecausenolie is 17of the truth.
22Who is the liar but 18the one who denies that Jesus is the dChrist? This is 19the antichrist, the one who denies the Father and the Son.
2320Whoeverdenies the Son does not have the Father; the one who confesses the Sonhas the Fatheralso.
As for you, let that abide in you which you heard21from the beginning. Ifwhat you heard from the beginningabides in you, you also22will abide in the Son and in the Father.