1 John 5:14-15

14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.
15 And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.

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1 John 5:14 in Other Translations

KJV
14 And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:
ESV
14 And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.
NLT
14 And we are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him.
MSG
14 And how bold and free we then become in his presence, freely asking according to his will, sure that he's listening.
CSB
14 Now this is the confidence we have before Him: whenever we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

1 John 5:14-15 In-Context

12 Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.
13 I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.
14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.
15 And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.
16 If you see any brother or sister commit a sin that does not lead to death, you should pray and God will give them life. I refer to those whose sin does not lead to death. There is a sin that leads to death. I am not saying that you should pray about that.
17 All wrongdoing is sin, and there is sin that does not lead to death.

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Ephesians 3:12; 1 John 3:21
  • 2. S Matthew 7:7
  • 3. ver 18,19,20
  • 4. 1 Kings 3:12
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