Every one who believes that Jesus is the Christ is a child of God; and every one who loves the Father, loves him also who is the Father's Child.
Jesus said to them. "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I proceeded forth and am now come from God. I did not come on my own authority, but God himself sent me.
If you know that he is righteous you know also that every one who habitually practices righteousness has been born of him.
But to all who receive him, to them he has given the right to become children of God, even to those who trust in his name;
Who is the liar if not the man who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the Antichrist, even he who disowns the Father and the Son.
But whoever has this world's goods, and beholds his brother in need, and shuts up his heart against him, how can the love of God continue to abide in him?
By this you know the Spirit of God; every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is from God;
For whoever is a child of God is overcoming the world; and our faith is the victory that has overcome the world.
"In very truth I tell you," answered Jesus, "that unless a man is born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God."
And as they were going on their way they came to a certain water, and the eunuch said: "See, here is water! What hinders my being baptized?"
Confess with your mouth "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God actually raised him from the dead, and you will be saved.
Because he willed, he gave us birth through the word of truth, so that we should be a kind of first-fruits among his creatures.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whose great mercy we have been born anew into a living hope, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead;
Now that by obedience to the truth you have purified your lives for a brotherly love without hypocrisy, you must love one another from your hearts, fervently.
But he who loves his brother is abiding in the light, and in it there is no cause of stumbling.
Whoever is a child of God cannot go on sinning, because his seed is abiding in him; and he cannot go on sinning because he is a child of God.
We know that we have migrated, out of death into life, because we love our brothers. He who has no love is abiding in death.
Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God; and every one that loves us a child of God.
and we have beheld and do testify that the Father has sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world.
If any one says, "I love God," and yet hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot possibly love God, whom he has not seen.