How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.
Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.
In this way, love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment, because in this world we are like him.
My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the Father in our defense — Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of…
This is the message you heard from the beginning: We should love one another.
He who does what is sinful is of the devil, because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work.
This is how we know we are in him: Whoever claims to live in him must walk as Jesus did.
The world and its desires pass away, but the man who does the will of God lives forever.
Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.