Parallel Bible results for 1 John 4

Holman Christian Standard Bible

New International Version

1 John 4

CSB 1 Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to determine if they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. NIV 1 Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. CSB 2 This is how you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit who confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God. NIV 2 This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God: Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, CSB 3 But every spirit who does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist; you have heard that he is coming, and he is already in the world now. NIV 3 but every spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you have heard is coming and even now is already in the world. CSB 4 You are from God, little children, and you have conquered them, because the One who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. NIV 4 You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. CSB 5 They are from the world. Therefore what they say is from the world, and the world listens to them. NIV 5 They are from the world and therefore speak from the viewpoint of the world, and the world listens to them. CSB 6 We are from God. Anyone who knows God listens to us; anyone who is not from God does not listen to us. From this we know the Spirit of truth and the spirit of deception. NIV 6 We are from God, and whoever knows God listens to us; but whoever is not from God does not listen to us. This is how we recognize the Spirit of truth and the spirit of falsehood. CSB 7 Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. NIV 7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. CSB 8 The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love. NIV 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. CSB 9 God's love was revealed among us in this way: God sent His One and Only Son into the world so that we might live through Him. NIV 9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. CSB 10 Love consists in this: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. NIV 10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. CSB 11 Dear friends, if God loved us in this way, we also must love one another. NIV 11 Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. CSB 12 No one has ever seen God. If we love one another, God remains in us and His love is perfected in us. NIV 12 No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us. CSB 13 This is how we know that we remain in Him and He in us: He has given to us from His Spirit. NIV 13 We know that we live in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. CSB 14 And we have seen and we testify that the Father has sent the Son as Savior of the world. NIV 14 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. CSB 15 Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God-God remains in him and he in God. NIV 15 If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in him and he in God. CSB 16 And we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and the one who remains in love remains in God, and God remains in him. NIV 16 And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him. CSB 17 In this, love is perfected with us so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment; for we are as He is in this world. NIV 17 In this way, love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment, because in this world we are like him. CSB 18 There is no fear in love; instead, perfect love drives out fear, because fear involves punishment. So the one who fears has not reached perfection in love. NIV 18 There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. CSB 19 We love because He first loved us. NIV 19 We love because he first loved us. CSB 20 If anyone says, "I love God," yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For the person who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen. NIV 20 If anyone says, "I love God," yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen. CSB 21 And we have this command from Him: the one who loves God must also love his brother. NIV 21 And he has given us this command: Whoever loves God must also love his brother.