1 John 1

The Word of Life

1 a  That which was b  from the beginning c  which we have heard d  which we have seen with our eyes e  which we looked upon and f  have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life 2 g  the life h  was made manifest, and we have seen it, and i  testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life j  which was with the Father and k  was made manifest to us 3 l  that which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed m  our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. 4And we are writing these things so n  that our
Some manuscripts your
joy may be complete.

Walking in the Light

5 p  This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that q  God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. 6 r  If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and s  do not practice the truth. 7But t  if we walk in the light u  as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and v  the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin. 8 w  If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and x  the truth is not in us. 9 y  If we confess our sins, he is z  faithful and just to forgive us our sins and aa  to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 10If we say we have not sinned ab  we make him a liar, and ac  his word is not in us.

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