1 John 2:13-23 TNIV

13 I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning.1 I am writing to you, young people, because you have overcome2 the evil one.3

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      14 I write to you, dear children,4 because you know the Father. I write to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning.5 I write to you, young people, because you are strong,6 and the word of God7 lives in you,8 and you have overcome the evil one.9

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          On Not Loving the World

          15 Do not love the world or anything in the world.10 If you love the world, love for the Fathera is not in you.11

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            • b 2:15 - Or "world, the Father's love"
              16 For everything in the world--the cravings of sinful people,12 the lust of their eyes13 and their boasting about what they have and do--comes not from the Father but from the world.

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              17 The world and its desires pass away,14 but whoever does the will of God15 lives forever.

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              Warnings Against Denying the Son

              18 Dear children, this is the last hour;16 and as you have heard that the antichrist is coming,17 even now many antichrists have come.18 This is how we know it is the last hour.

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              19 They went out from us,19 but they did not really belong to us. For if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us; but their going showed that none of them belonged to us.20

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              20 But you have an anointing21 from the Holy One,22 and all of you know the truth.b23

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                • c 2:20 - Some manuscripts "and you know all things"
                  21 I do not write to you because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it24 and because no lie comes from the truth.

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                  22 Who is the liar? It is whoever denies that Jesus is the Messiah.c Such a person is the antichrist--denying the Father and the Son.25

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                    • d 2:22 - Greek "Christ"
                      23 No one who denies the Son has the Father; whoever acknowledges the Son has the Father also.26

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