1 John 2:28-29

Children of God

28 And now, little children, abide in him, so that 1when he appears 2we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his 3coming.
29 If you know that 4he is righteous, you may be sure that 5everyone who practices righteousness has been born of him.

1 John 2:28-29 In-Context

26 I write these things to you about those who are trying to deceive you.
27 But the anointing that you received from him abides in you, and you have no need that anyone should teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about everything, and is true, and is no lie--just as it has taught you, abide in him.
28 And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he appears we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his coming.
29 If you know that he is righteous, you may be sure that everyone who practices righteousness has been born of him.

Cross References 5

  • 1. 1 John 3:2; [Colossians 3:4]
  • 2. 1 John 3:21; 1 John 4:17; 1 John 5:14
  • 3. See 1 Thessalonians 2:19
  • 4. 1 John 3:7
  • 5. 1 John 3:9; 1 John 4:7; 1 John 5:1, 4, 18; 3 John 11
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