251This is the promisewhich He Himselfamade to us: eternallife.
26Thesethings I have written to you concerningthose who are trying to 2deceive you.
As for you, the 3anointingwhich you received from Him abides in you, and you havenoneed for anyone to teach you; but as His anointing4teaches you aboutallthings, and is 5true and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, byou abide in Him.
28Now, 6littlechildren, abide in Him, so that when He 7appears, we may have8confidence and 9not cshrinkaway from Him in shamedat His 10coming.
29If you know that 11He is righteous, you know that everyonealso who practicesrighteousness12is eborn of Him.