We know that we live in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.
Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
We know also that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true. And we are in him who is true — even in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well.
You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them [those who deny that Jesus is from God and who have the spirit of the world], because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.
This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. If we claim to have fellowship with him yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live by the truth. But if we walk in the light, as he…
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
If we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.
This is the message you heard from the beginning: We should love one another.