1 John 5:1-13View Full Chapter
Faith in the Incarnate Son of God 1Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well. 2This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands. 3In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome, 4for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.
5Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.
6This is the one who came by water and blood—Jesus Christ. He did not come by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.
7For there are three that testify:
12Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.
Concluding Affirmations 13I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.