'Abides' in the Bible
The one who says that he abides in him must live the same way he himself lived.
The person who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no reason for him to stumble.
I have written to you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I have written to you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.
And the world is passing, and its lust, but he that does the will of God abides for eternity.
What you have heard from the beginning must abide in you. If what you have heard from the beginning abides in you, you will also abide in the Son and in the Father.
The anointing you received from God abides in you, and you do not need anyone to teach you this. Instead, because God's anointing teaches you about everything and is true and not a lie, abide in him, as he taught you to do.
Whoever abides in him, does not sin: whoever sins, has not seen him or known him.
No one who has been born from God practices sin, because God's seed abides in him. Indeed, he cannot go on sinning, because he has been born from God.
We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love his brother abides in death.
But whoso may have the world's substance, and see his brother having need, and shut up his bowels from him, how abides the love of God in him?
The person who keeps his commandments abides in God, and God abides in him. This is how we can be sure that he remains in us: he has given us his Spirit.
No one has seen God at any time: if we love one another, God abides in us, and his love is perfected in us.
God abides in the one who acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, and he abides in God.
We have come to know and rely on the love that God has for us. God is love, and the person who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.