1 John 2:8

8 At the same time, it is 1a new commandment that I am writing to you, which is true in him and in you, because[a]2the darkness is passing away and 3the true light is already shining.

1 John 2:8 In-Context

6 whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.
7 Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word that you have heard.
8 At the same time, it is a new commandment that I am writing to you, which is true in him and in you, becausethe darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining.
9 Whoever says he is in the light and hates his brother is still in darkness.
10 Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in him there is no cause for stumbling.

Cross References 3

  • 1. See John 13:34
  • 2. Romans 13:12; Ephesians 5:8; 1 Thessalonians 5:4, 5
  • 3. John 1:9; John 8:12

Footnotes 1

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