1 John 4:1-6

Test the Spirits

1Beloved ado not believe every spirit, but btest the spirits to see whether they are from God, for cmany dfalse prophets ehave gone out into the world. 2By this you know the Spirit of God: fevery spirit that confesses that gJesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 3and every spirit hthat does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and inow is in the world already. 4Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for jhe who is in you is greater than khe who is in the world. 5 lThey are from the world; therefore they speak from the world, and mthe world listens to them. 6We are from God. nWhoever knows God listens to us; whoever is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know othe Spirit of truth and pthe spirit of error.

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