[] 5 One of the men lying there had been sick for thirty-eight years For the darkness is disappearing, and the true light is already shining. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it. All rights reserved. Anyone who says that Jesus is not the Christ. We saw him with our own eyes and touched him with our own hands. 21 Dear friends, if we don’t feel guilty, we can come to God with bold confidence. For there are many false prophets in the world. 23 And this is his commandment: We must believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as he commanded us. The Word gave life to everything. 5 This is the message we heard from Jesus[a]and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. When they left, it proved that they did not belong with us. 7 So we have these three witnesses[y]— 8 the Spirit, the water, and the blood—and all three agree. 7 I say this because many deceivers have gone out into the world. 15 All who declare that Jesus is the Son of God have God living in them, and they live in God. God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them. 7 Dear friends, I am not writing a new commandment for you; rather it is an old one you have had from the very beginning. 5 Those people belong to this world, so they speak from the world’s viewpoint, and the world listens to them. 6 So we are lying if we say we have fellowship with God but go on living in spiritual darkness; we are not practicing the truth. You have heard that the Antichrist is coming, and already many such antichrists have appeared. Only those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God. 19 Our actions will show that we belong to the truth, so we will be confident when we stand before God. Living in the Light. 5 This is the message we heard from Jesus[a]and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all.6 So we are lying if we say we have fellowship with God but go on living in spiritual darkness; we are not practicing the truth.7 But if we are living in the light, as God is in the light, then we have fellowship with each other, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, cleanses us from all sin. 16 If you see a fellow believer[z] sinning in a way that does not lead to death, you should pray, and God will give that person life. 1 In the beginning the Word already existed. 1 John 5:1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has become a child of God. The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. 1Jo 1:1. 5 This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. 2 He existed in the beginning with God. 5 And you know that Jesus came to take away our sins, and there is no sin in him. Living in the Light. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate who pleads our case before the Father. And you know that murderers don’t have eternal life within them. 8 If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth. New Living Translation (NLT). And who can win this battle against the world? 1 John 5 1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has become a child of God. So we also ought to give up our lives for our brothers and sisters. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. All rights reserved. He is the Word of life. 1:5 And this is the sum of the message which we have heard of him - The Son of God. 6 But we belong to God, and those who know God listen to us. 4 But you belong to God, my dear children. 2 John 5-7 New Living Translation (NLT). because your sins have been forgiven through Jesus. 22 And who is a liar? 2 He himself is the sacrifice that atones for our sins—and not only our sins but the sins of all the world. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] Jesus' light came during a dark time, according to verse 5. 13 I have written this to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know you have eternal life. 18 Dear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions. NLT: New Living Translation . Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. He is the Word of life. 1 John 1:5. Sadly, mankind didn't respond very well. 7 Dear children, don’t let anyone deceive you about this: When people do what is right, it shows that they are righteous, even as Christ is righteous. 1 1 We proclaim to you the one who existed from the beginning, whom we have heard and seen. b 1:5 Or and the darkness has not understood it. And everyone who loves the Father loves his children, too. 15 Anyone who hates another brother or sister[q] is really a murderer at heart. 11 Dear friends, since God loved us that much, we surely ought to love each other. 3 Crowds of sick people—blind, lame, or paralyzed—lay on the porches. 5 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ[w] has become a child of God. 4 Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. 1:5 Or and the darkness has not understood it. 6 Those who say they live in God should live their lives as Jesus did. But anyone who acknowledges the Son has the Father also. 16 For the world offers only a craving for physical pleasure, a craving for everything we see, and pride in our achievements and possessions. 9 The one who is the true light, who gives light to … 7 Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. He is the Word of life. 3 And all who have this eager expectation will keep themselves pure, just as he is pure. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? Prologue: Christ, the Eternal Word. New Living Translation (NLT), Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible, My First Hands-on Bible--soft leather-look, bold blue, My First Hands-on Bible--soft leather-look, pretty pink, KJV/NLT People's Parallel Bible Burgundy Imitation Leather, NLT One Year Bible Slimline Edition, TuTone Leatherlike Gray/Pink, NLT Life Application Large-Print Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown, tan, red letter (indexed), NLT Thinline Reference Bible, Filament Enabled Edition--soft leather-look, rustic brown. 16 We know what real love is because Jesus gave up his life for us. 4 Everyone who sins is breaking God’s law, for all sin is contrary to the law of God. John 1:5, NLT: "The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it." 15 Do not love this world nor the things it offers you, for when you love the world, you do not have the love of the Father in you. He existed in the beginning with God. Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 17 All wicked actions are sin, but not every sin leads to death. NLT Life Application Large-Print Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, teal (indexed), The Complete Evangelical Parallel Bible KJV, NKJV, NIV & NLTse Hardcover, NLT Study Bible, Personal Size TuTone Leatherlike Brown/Blue, NLT New Believer's Bible - softcover edition, NLT Large-Print Inspire Bible: The Bible for Coloring & Creative Journaling, NLT Large-Print Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--genuine leather, brown (indexed). 12 No one has ever seen God. 16 We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love. He was with the Father, and then he was revealed to us. 28 And now, dear children, remain in fellowship with Christ so that when he returns, you will be full of courage and not shrink back from him in shame. [f]13 I am writing to you who are mature in the faith[g]    because you know Christ, who existed from the beginning.I am writing to you who are young in the faith    because you have won your battle with the evil one.14 I have written to you who are God’s children    because you know the Father.I have written to you who are mature in the faith    because you know Christ, who existed from the beginning.I have written to you who are young in the faith    because you are strong.God’s word lives in your hearts,    and you have won your battle with the evil one. 1 John 1:5-10. whom we have heard and seen. 1 John 1:5 NLT. But there is a sin that leads to death, and I am not saying you should pray for those who commit it. Cancel. 25 And in this fellowship we enjoy the eternal life he promised us. If you do, you will remain in fellowship with the Son and with the Father. 1 In the beginning the Word already existed. 5 This is the message we heard from Jesus * and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. Bible Language English. 11 But anyone who hates a fellow believer is still living and walking in darkness. ; 1:14b Or grace and truth; also in 1:17.; 1:16 Or received the grace of Christ rather than the grace of the law; Greek reads received grace upon grace. This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. 20 But you are not like that, for the Holy One has given you his Spirit,[h] and all of you know the truth. From this we know that the last hour has come. We proclaim to you the one who existed from the beginning, * whom we have heard and seen. 4 We are writing these things so that you may fully share our joy.[b]. Jhn 1:28 - This encounter took place in Bethany, an area east of the Jordan River, where John was baptizing. 4 If someone claims, “I know God,” but doesn’t obey God’s commandments, that person is a liar and is not living in the truth. And God has testified about his Son. He is the Word of life. 9 But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness. 1 John 1:5, NASB: "This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all." 12 Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have God’s Son does not have life. [i] Anyone who denies the Father and the Son is an antichrist. 14 And we are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him. 10 Anyone who loves a fellow believer[e] is living in the light and does not cause others to stumble. I have written to you who are mature in the faith, I have written to you who are young in the faith. 3 Loving God means keeping his commandments, and his commandments are not burdensome. 1 John 5:20 c 1:6 Greek a man named John. But if we love each other, God lives in us, and his love is brought to full expression in us. And now we testify and proclaim to you that he is the one who is eternal life. What does John 1:5 mean? And now we testify and proclaim to you that he is the one who is eternal life. 10 All who believe in the Son of God know in their hearts that this testimony is true. Proverbs 8:23 I was appointed in ages past, at the very first, before the earth began. If they do not belong to God, they do not listen to us. This is not a new commandment, but one we have had from the beginning. Paragraph. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. And why did he kill him? What light is to the natural eye, that God is to the spiritual eye. Red Letter. 9 God showed how much he loved us by sending his one and only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through him. New Living Translation The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it. 1 John 1 Chapter 1. 9 If anyone claims, “I am living in the light,” but hates a fellow believer,[d] that person is still living in darkness. That God is light - The light of wisdom, love, holiness, glory. 11 And this is what God has testified: He has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. 1 John 4:15 All who confess that Jesus is the Son of God have God living in them, and they live in God. 1 John 1 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. These are not from the Father, but are from this world. 12 We must not be like Cain, who belonged to the evil one and killed his brother. Anyone who does not live righteously and does not love other believers[n] does not belong to God. 4 For every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve this victory through our faith. 20 And we know that the Son of God has come, and he has given us understanding so that we can know the true God. He is the Word of life. 2 This one who is life itself was revealed to us, and we have seen him. And in him is no darkness at all - No contrary principle. 7 to tell about the light so that everyone might believe because of his testimony. 1 We proclaim to you the one who existed from the beginning, a whom we have heard and seen. ; 1:14a Greek became flesh. 10 If we claim we have not sinned, we are calling God a liar and showing that his word has no place in our hearts. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. 19 We love each other[t] because he loved us first. God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them. 3 And we can be sure that we know him if we obey his commandments. This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. 6 So we are lying if we say we have fellowship with God but go on living in spiritual darkness; we are not practicing the truth. I am writing to you who are young in the faith. We saw him with our own eyes and touched him with our … 2 He himself is the sacrifice that atones for our sins—and not only our sins but the sins of all the world. And the Spirit, who is truth, confirms it with his testimony. Compare John 1:1-3. 5 But those who obey God’s word truly show how completely they love him. 1 John 1-5 New Living Translation << 2 Peter 3 | 1 John 1-5 | 2 John 1 >> The Word of Life. But we do know that we will be like him, for we will see him as he really is. because you have won your battle with the evil one. We saw him with our own eyes and touched him with our own hands. Compare the James 1:17 note; John 1:4-5 note; 1 Timothy 6:16 note. But anyone who keeps on sinning does not know him or understand who he is. John 1:2 He existed in the beginning with God. ; 1:6 Greek a man named John. 3 God created everything through him, and nothing was created except through him. 1 John 5 Faith in the Son of God 1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has become a child of God. Darby Bible Translation 17 If someone has enough money to live well and sees a brother or sister[r] in need but shows no compassion—how can God’s love be in that person? See Isaiah 9:1-2; Matthew 4:16; Acts 26:18; Ephesians 5:8, Ephesians 5:11; Romans 13:12.It refers here to a wicked and ignorant people. Jesus lived the truth of this commandment, and you also are living it. [aa] And now we live in fellowship with the true God because we live in fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ. Footnotes: 1:3-4 Or and nothing that was created was created except through him. Such a person does not know the way to go, having been blinded by the darkness. 24 Those who obey God’s commandments remain in fellowship with him, and he with them. 5 This is the message we heard from Jesus[c] and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. 1 We proclaim to you the one who existed from the beginning,[a] whom we have heard and seen. 19 We know that we are children of God and that the world around us is under the control of the evil one. We saw him with our own eyes and touched him with our own hands. 1 In the beginning the Word already existed. 6 And Jesus Christ was revealed as God’s Son by his baptism in water and by shedding his blood on the cross[x]—not by water only, but by water and blood. 5 This is the message we heard from Jesus * and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. 2 We know we love God’s children if we love God and obey his commandments. 3 See how very much our Father loves us, for he calls us his children, and that is what we are! e 1:14b Or grace and truth; also in 1:17. 1 We proclaim to you the one who existed from the beginning,[ a] whom we have heard and seen. 2 We know we love God’s children if we love God and obey his commandments. Only those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God. 8 But when people keep on sinning, it shows that they belong to the devil, who has been sinning since the beginning. 15 And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for. Introduction. Luke 24:53 And they spent all of their time in the Temple, praising God. 20 Even if we feel guilty, God is greater than our feelings, and he knows everything. 2 Dear friends, we are already God’s children, but he has not yet shown us what we will be like when Christ appears. 5 And who can win this battle against the world? That is how we know if someone has the Spirit of truth or the spirit of deception. That is how we know we are living in him. 2 This one who is life itself was revealed to us, and we have seen him. 4 The Word gave life to everything that was created, * and his life brought light to everyone. d 1:14a Greek became flesh. and you have won your battle with the evil one. Verse. 8 Yet it is also new. Barnes' Notes on the Bible. For the Spirit[l] teaches you everything you need to know, and what he teaches is true—it is not a lie. This old commandment—to love one another—is the same message you heard before. King James Bible And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. 2 Inside the city, near the Sheep Gate, was the pool of Bethesda, [] with five covered porches. The Word gave life to everything. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ. 11 This is the message you have heard from the beginning: We should love one another. 6 So we are lying if we say we have fellowship with God but go on living in spiritual darkness; we are not practicing the truth. Such a person has the spirit of the Antichrist, which you heard is coming into the world and indeed is already here. John 1:1-5 NLT In the beginning the Word already existed. 2 This is how we know if they have the Spirit of God: If a person claiming to be a prophet[s] acknowledges that Jesus Christ came in a real body, that person has the Spirit of God. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it. 17 And as we live in God, our love grows more perfect. 10 This is real love—not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins. And everyone who loves the Father loves his children, too. Those who don’t believe this are actually calling God a liar because they don’t believe what God has testified about his Son. 1Jo 1:1 - We proclaim to you the one who existed from the beginning, whom we have heard and seen. 12 I am writing to you who are God’s children    because your sins have been forgiven through Jesus. 13 And God has given us his Spirit as proof that we live in him and he in us. ... (Jhn 1:1–5 ) Tools. Jesus, the Lamb of God ( Mat 3:13–17; Mar 1:9–11; Luk 3:21, 22 ) [j] 23 Anyone who denies the Son doesn’t have the Father, either. 1 John 1:5, NLT: "This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all." Because Cain had been doing what was evil, and his brother had been doing what was righteous. 26 I am writing these things to warn you about those who want to lead you astray. He is the Word of life. John 1:14 So the Word became human and made his home among us. He is Jesus Christ, the one who is truly righteous. 6 Love means doing what God has commanded us, and he has commanded us to love one another, just as you heard from the beginning. 1 John 1:5 This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. 3 We proclaim to you what we ourselves have actually seen and heard so that you may have fellowship with us. 3 But if someone claims to be a prophet and does not acknowledge the truth about Jesus, that person is not from God. 21 Dear children, keep away from anything that might take God’s place in your hearts.[ab]. 7 But if we are living in the light, as God is in the light, then we have fellowship with each other, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, cleanses us from all sin. 6 God sent a man, John the Baptist, # 1:6 Greek a man named John. Version. We saw him with our own eyes and touched him with our own hands. And we know he lives in us because the Spirit he gave us lives in us. 2 This one who is life itself was revealed to us, and we have seen him. 2 He existed in the beginning with God. Change Language {{#items}} We saw him with our own eyes and touched him with our own hands. He is the only true God, and he is eternal life. He is Jesus Christ, the one who is truly righteous. So we will not be afraid on the day of judgment, but we can face him with confidence because we live like Jesus here in this world. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He existed in the beginning with God. So just as he has taught you, remain in fellowship with Christ. 1 John 1:5-10 NLT. 17 And this world is fading away, along with everything that people crave. The light shineth in darkness - Darkness, in the Bible, commonly denotes ignorance, guilt, or misery. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate who pleads our case before the Father. John 1:5 Parallel Verses. And now we testify and proclaim to you that he is the one who is eternal life. 18 We know that God’s children do not make a practice of sinning, for God’s Son holds them securely, and the evil one cannot touch them. 1 We proclaim to you the one who existed from the beginning, # 1:1 Greek What was from the beginning. 1 My dear children, I am writing this to you so that you will not sin. 9 Those who have been born into God’s family do not make a practice of sinning, because God’s life[m] is in them. because you know Christ, who existed from the beginning. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. Read verse in New Living Translation 5 This is the message we heard from Jesus[a] and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. 18 Dear children, the last hour is here. 8 John himself was not the light; he was simply a witness to tell about the light. 14 If we love our brothers and sisters who are believers,[p] it proves that we have passed from death to life. Tools. 10 So now we can tell who are children of God and who are children of the devil. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love. 21 And he has given us this command: Those who love God must also love their fellow believers.[v]. 8 But anyone who does not love does not know God, for God is love. So we are lying if we say we have fellowship with God but go on living in spiritual darkness; we are not practicing the truth. 19 These people left our churches, but they never really belonged with us; otherwise they would have stayed with us. You have already won a victory over those people, because the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world. 18 Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. 27 But you have received the Holy Spirit,[k] and he lives within you, so you don’t need anyone to teach you what is true. Sign up here! 24 So you must remain faithful to what you have been taught from the beginning. We saw him with our own eyes and touched him with our own hands. 5 I am writing to remind you, dear friends, [] that we should love one another. 6 Anyone who continues to live in him will not sin. John 5:1-5 New Living Translation (NLT) Jesus Heals a Lame Man. 20 If someone says, “I love God,” but hates a fellow believer,[u] that person is a liar; for if we don’t love people we can see, how can we love God, whom we cannot see? The Word was with God, and the Word was God. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. But the Son of God came to destroy the works of the devil. 29 Since we know that Christ is righteous, we also know that all who do what is right are God’s children. 2 This one who is life itself was revealed to us, and we have seen him. 9 Since we believe human testimony, surely we can believe the greater testimony that comes from God. So they can’t keep on sinning, because they are children of God. But a person who has no love is still dead. But the people who belong to this world don’t recognize that we are God’s children because they don’t know him. 22 And we will receive from him whatever we ask because we obey him and do the things that please him. a 1:3-4 Or and nothing that was created was created except through him. 14 Furthermore, we have seen with our own eyes and now testify that the Father sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. 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