And if we know that He hears us in whatever we ask, 1we know that we have the requestswhich we have asked from Him.
16Ifanyonesees his brotheracommitting a sin not leading to death, 2he shall ask and bGod will for him givelife to those who commitsin not leading to death. 3There is a sin leading to death; 4I do not say that he should makerequest for this.
175Allunrighteousness is sin, and 6there is a sin not leading to death.
187We know that 8noone who is cborn of Godsins; but He who was dborn of God9keeps him, and 10the evilone does not 11touch him.
1912We know that 13we are of God, and that 14the wholeworldlies in the power of the evilone.
And 15we know that 16the Son of Godhascome, and has 17given us understandingso that we may know18Him who is true; and we 19are in Him who is true, in His SonJesusChrist. 20This is the trueGod and 21eternallife.
2122Littlechildren, guardyourselves from 23idols.