1 John 1

The Word of Life

1 aThat which was bfrom the beginning, cwhich we have heard, dwhich we have seen with our eyes, ewhich we looked upon and fhave touched with our hands, concerning the word of life 2 gthe life hwas made manifest, and we have seen it, and itestify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, jwhich was with the Father and kwas made manifest to us 3 lthat which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed mour fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. 4And we are writing these things so nthat our
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joy may be complete.

Walking in the Light

5 pThis is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that qGod is light, and in him is no darkness at all. 6 rIf we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and sdo not practice the truth. 7But tif we walk in the light, uas he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and vthe blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin. 8 wIf we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and xthe truth is not in us. 9 yIf we confess our sins, he is zfaithful and just to forgive us our sins and aato cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 10If we say we have not sinned, abwe make him a liar, and achis word is not in us.

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