We know that no one who is born of God sins; but He who was born of God keeps him, and the evil one does not touch him.
Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
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.
keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.
As for the deeds of men, by the word of Your lips I have kept from the paths of the violent.
I was also blameless with Him, And I kept myself from my iniquity.
For the choir director, for Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. I said, “I will guard my ways That I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth as with a muzzle While the wicked are in my presence.”
I have restrained my feet from every evil way, That I may keep Your word.
Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life.
who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.
this man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, “ Rabbi, we know that You have come from God as a teacher; for no one can do these signs that You do unless God is with him.”
I will not speak much more with you, for the ruler of the world is coming, and he has nothing in Me;
Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me.
If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.
Just as the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you; abide in My love.
Then when he arrived and witnessed the grace of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with resolute heart to remain true to the Lord;
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.
for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable, that is, through the living and enduring word of God.
I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I have written to you, children, because you know the Father.
If you know that He is righteous, you know that everyone also who practices righteousness is born of Him.
And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.
not as Cain, who was of the evil one and slew his brother. And for what reason did he slay him? Because his deeds were evil, and his brother’s were righteous.
We are from God; he who knows God listens to us; he who is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.
Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and whoever loves the Father loves the child born of Him.
For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.
Little children, guard yourselves from idols.
Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to make you stand in the presence of His glory blameless with great joy,
‘I know where you dwell, where Satan’s throne is; and you hold fast My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.
‘ I know your deeds. Behold, I have put before you an open door which no one can shut, because you have a little power, and have kept My word, and have not denied My name.