By this are the children of God manifest, and the children of the devil; no one that does not righteousness is of God, and no one that loves not his brother.
Beloved, do not imitate evil but good. He that does good is of God; he that does evil has not seen God.
the field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; the poisonous darnel are the children of the wicked one;
You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you will to do. He was a murderer from the beginning and stood not by the truth; for truth is not in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own; for he is a liar, and the father of him [that lies].
We are of God; he that knows God hears us, he that is not of God does not hear us. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.
And we have this commandment from him, that he who loves God should also love his brother.
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward shall be great, and you shall be children of the Most High; for he is good to the unthankful and evil.
He that is of God hears the words of God; you, therefore, hear not, because you are not of God.
said, O full of all deceit and all craft, son of a devil, enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?
The Spirit itself is a co-witness with our spirits that we are children of God.
He that says he is in the light, and hates his brother, is in darkness till now.
If you know that he is righteous, you know that every one who does righteousness has been born of him.
Little children, let no one deceive you. He that does righteousness is righteous, as he is righteous;
We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brothers; he that loves not, continues in death.
and every spirit which does not confess Jesus is not of God. And this is the [spirit] of anti-christ, of which you have heard that he is coming, and he is now in the world already.
By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep his commandments.