8 John himself was not the light; he was simply a witness to tell about the light. 17 And this world is fading away, along with everything that people crave. 1 John 5:20 Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. 1 John 1:5 NLT. So they can’t keep on sinning, because they are children of God. 4 We are writing these things so that you may fully share our joy.[b]. Cancel. 3 See how very much our Father loves us, for he calls us his children, and that is what we are! 1 We proclaim to you the one who existed from the beginning, # 1:1 Greek What was from the beginning. 2 He himself is the sacrifice that atones for our sins—and not only our sins but the sins of all the world. 2 My dear children, I am writing this to you so that you will not sin. [] 5 One of the men lying there had been sick for thirty-eight years He was with the Father, and then he was revealed to us. 16 We know what real love is because Jesus gave up his life for us. ; 1:6 Greek a man named John. 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. 26 I am writing these things to warn you about those who want to lead you astray. The Word gave life to everything. Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. And in him is no darkness at all - This language is much in the manner of John, not only affirming that a thing is so, but guarding it so that no mistake could possibly be made as to what he meant. 4 Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. And everyone who loves the Father loves his children, too. 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. John 5:1-5 New Living Translation (NLT) Jesus Heals a Lame Man. 20 But you are not like that, for the Holy One has given you his Spirit,[h] and all of you know the truth. 7 So we have these three witnesses[y]— 8 the Spirit, the water, and the blood—and all three agree. I am writing to you who are young in the faith. 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. 8 But when people keep on sinning, it shows that they belong to the devil, who has been sinning since the beginning. He is the only true God, and he is eternal life. 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. 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. 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. 1 We proclaim to you the one who existed from the beginning,[a] whom we have heard and seen. Compare John 1:1-3. We saw him with our own eyes and touched him with our own hands. 8 Yet it is also new. 11 Dear friends, since God loved us that much, we surely ought to love each other. c 1:6 Greek a man named John. 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 Dear children, the last hour is here. 24 So you must remain faithful to what you have been taught from the beginning. 2 We know we love God’s children if we love God and obey his commandments. We saw him with our own eyes and touched him with our own hands. 16 We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love. Change Language {{#items}} 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). 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. So just as he has taught you, remain in fellowship with Christ. 17 All wicked actions are sin, but not every sin leads to death. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. 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. And in him is no darkness at all - No contrary principle. 17 And as we live in God, our love grows more perfect. 5 And who can win this battle against the world? 19 Our actions will show that we belong to the truth, so we will be confident when we stand before God. 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." He existed in the beginning with God. [j] 23 Anyone who denies the Son doesn’t have the Father, either. But there is a sin that leads to death, and I am not saying you should pray for those who commit it. 1 John 1:5-10. 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. These are not from the Father, but are from this world. We proclaim to you the one who existed from the beginning, * whom we have heard and seen. 19 We love each other[t] because he loved us first. Only those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God. ... (Jhn 1:1–5 ) Tools. 3 Crowds of sick people—blind, lame, or paralyzed—lay on the porches. 11 But anyone who hates a fellow believer is still living and walking in darkness. 11 And this is what God has testified: He has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. 5 Those people belong to this world, so they speak from the world’s viewpoint, and the world listens to them. a 1:3-4 Or and nothing that was created was created except through him. When they left, it proved that they did not belong with us. 1:5 Or and the darkness has not understood it. But if we love each other, God lives in us, and his love is brought to full expression in us. Red Letter. But the people who belong to this world don’t recognize that we are God’s children because they don’t know him. 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. Footnotes: 1:3-4 Or and nothing that was created was created except through him. b 1:5 Or and the darkness has not understood it. 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. 2 This one who is life itself was revealed to us, and we have seen him. 19 These people left our churches, but they never really belonged with us; otherwise they would have stayed with us. For there are many false prophets in the world. And everyone who loves the Father loves his children, too. We saw him with our own eyes and touched him with our own hands. 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. But we do know that we will be like him, for we will see him as he really is. 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. 7 Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. 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. 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." 1 John 1 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. d 1:14a Greek became flesh. 6 But we belong to God, and those who know God listen to us. 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. 3 But if someone claims to be a prophet and does not acknowledge the truth about Jesus, that person is not from God. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. This old commandment—to love one another—is the same message you heard before. Darby Bible Translation What light is to the natural eye, that God is to the spiritual eye. 2 Inside the city, near the Sheep Gate, was the pool of Bethesda, [] with five covered porches. 1 1 We proclaim to you the one who existed from the beginning, whom we have heard and seen. He is the Word of life. 15 All who declare that Jesus is the Son of God have God living in them, and they live in God. From this we know that the last hour has come. 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. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate who pleads our case before the Father. He is Jesus Christ, the one who is truly righteous. 3 We proclaim to you what we ourselves have actually seen and heard so that you may have fellowship with us. 2 This one who is life itself was revealed to us, and we have seen him. 2 We know we love God’s children if we love God and obey his commandments. 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. Verse. And we know he lives in us because the Spirit he gave us lives in us. Prologue: Christ, the Eternal Word. 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. Only those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God. 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