1 John 5:4

4 For 1everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world--2our faith.

1 John 5:4 In-Context

2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.
3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.
4 For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world--our faith.
5 Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
6 This is he who came by water and blood--Jesus Christ; not by the water only but by the water and the blood. And the Spirit is the one who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

Cross References 2

  • 1. 1 John 3:9; 1 John 4:4; John 16:33
  • 2. [1 Corinthians 15:57; Ephesians 6:16]
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