[As for] you, what you have heard from the beginning must remain in you. If what you have heard from the beginning remains in you, you also will remain in the Son and in the Father.
And this is the promise which he himself promised us: eternal life.
These [things] I have written to you concerning the ones who are trying to deceive you.
And [as for] you, the anointing which you received from him remains in you, and you do not have need that anyone teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all [things], and is true and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, you reside in him.
And now, little children, remain in him, so that whenever he is revealed we may have confidence and not be put to shame before him at his coming.