The one who says he is in the Light and yet 1hates his 2brother is in the darknessuntilnow.
103The one who loves his brotherabides in the Light and there is nocause for stumbling in him.
But the one who 4hates his brother is in the darkness and 5walks in the darkness, and does not knowwhere he is goingbecause the darkness has 6blinded his eyes.
I am writing to you, 7littlechildren, because8your sins have been forgiven you for His name'ssake.
I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him 9who has been from the beginning. I am writing to you, youngmen, because10you have overcome11the evilone. I have written to you, children, because12you know the Father.
I have written to you, fathers, because you know Him 13who has been from the beginning. I have written to you, youngmen, because you are 14strong, and the 15word of Godabides in you, and 16you have overcome the evilone.
Do not love17the worldnor the things in the world. 18Ifanyoneloves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
For all that is in the world, 19the lust of the flesh and 20the lust of the eyes and 21the boastfulpride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.
1722The world is passingaway, and also its lusts ; but the one who 23does the will of Godlivesforever.
18Children, 24it is the lasthour ; and just as you heard that 25antichrist is coming, 26evennowmanyantichrists have appeared ; from this we know that it is the lasthour.
1927They 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, 28so that ait would be shown that they all are not of us.