1 John 2:12

Reasons for Writing

12 I am writing to you, dear children, because your sins have been forgiven on account of his name.

1 John 2:12 in Other Translations

KJV
12 I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.
ESV
12 I am writing to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven for his name's sake.
NLT
12 I am writing to you who are God’s children because your sins have been forgiven through Jesus.
MSG
12 I remind you, my dear children: Your sins are forgiven in Jesus' name.
CSB
12 I am writing to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven on account of His name.

1 John 2:12 In-Context

10 Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble.
11 But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them.
12 I am writing to you, dear children, because your sins have been forgiven on account of his name.
13 I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one.
14 I write to you, dear children, because you know the Father. I write to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God lives in you, and you have overcome the evil one.

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