Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and whoever loves the Father loves the child born of Him.
Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love Me, for I proceeded forth and have come from God, for I have not even come on My own initiative, but He sent Me.
If you know that He is righteous, you know that everyone also who practices righteousness is born of Him.
But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name,
Who is the liar but the one who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, the one who denies the Father and the Son.
But whoever has the world’s goods, and sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him?
By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God;
For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.
Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”
Jesus answered and said to him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”
We have believed and have come to know that You are the Holy One of God.”
He who hates Me hates My Father also.
As they went along the road they came to some water; and the eunuch *said, “Look! Water! What prevents me from being baptized?”
that if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved;
In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we would be a kind of first fruits among His creatures.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,
The one who loves his brother abides in the Light and there is no cause for stumbling in him.
No one who is born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.
We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death.
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
We have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son to be the Savior of the world.
If someone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.