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1 John 4

1 John 4:1  
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

1 John 4:2  
Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:

1 John 4:3  
And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.

1 John 4:4  
Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

1 John 4:5  
They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them.

1 John 4:6  
We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

1 John 4:7  
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

1 John 4:8  
He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

1 John 4:9  
In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.

1 John 4:10  
Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

1 John 4:11  
Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.

1 John 4:12  
No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us.

1 John 4:13  
Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit.

1 John 4:14  
And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world.

1 John 4:15  
Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.

1 John 4:16  
And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.

1 John 4:17  
Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.

1 John 4:18  
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

1 John 4:19  
We love him, because he first loved us.

1 John 4:20  
If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?

1 John 4:21  
And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.


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