Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is begotten of God: and whosoever loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him.
Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I came forth and am come from God; for neither have I come of myself, but he sent me.
If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one also that doeth righteousness is begotten of him.
But as many as received him, to them gave he the right to become children of God, even to them that believe on his name:
Who is the liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, even he that denieth the Father and the Son.
But whoso hath the world's goods, and beholdeth his brother in need, and shutteth up his compassion from him, how doth the love of God abide in him?
Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:
For whatsoever is begotten of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that hath overcome the world, even our faith.
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except one be born anew, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
And as they went on the way, they came unto a certain water; and the eunuch saith, Behold, here is water; what doth hinder me to be baptized?
because if thou shalt confess with thy mouth Jesus as Lord, and shalt believe in thy heart that God raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved:
Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy begat us again unto a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
Seeing ye have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth unto unfeigned love of the brethren, love one another from the heart fervently:
He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.
Whosoever is begotten of God doeth no sin, because his seed abideth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is begotten of God.
We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not abideth in death.
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is begotten of God, and knoweth God.
And we have beheld and bear witness that the Father hath sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world.
If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, cannot love God whom he hath not seen.