We know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth under the wicked one.
who gave himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from the present evil world, according to the will of our God and Father:
Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He, that is in you, than he that is in the world.
I shall not have much more conversation with you: for the prince of this world is coming; not that he hath any thing in me,
among whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of the unbelieving, so that the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, doth not shine unto them:
in which ye formerly walked after the manner of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that still operates in the children of disobedience:
Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity to God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.
We know that whosoever is born of God, doth not practise sin: but keepeth himself from it, and the wicked one doth not touch him.
But we know that the son of God is come, and hath given us understanding, that we may know Him that is true, and we are in Him that is true, and in his son Jesus Christ: He is the true God, and eternal life.
And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the devil and Satan, who deceiveth the whole world: he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were cast down with him.
If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me first.
And as they were not careful to acknowledge God, God gave them up to an undiscerning mind to do things that were not fit to be done:
"What then are we the better?" Not at all, in point of justification; for we have before proved that both Jews and Gentiles are all under sin: as it is written,
So that the Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God.
For this is our rejoicing, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and pious sincerity, not with carnal wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and especially towards you.
For we know that if our earthly house, which is but as a tent, were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
for which cause also I suffer these things; but I am not ashamed: for I know in whom I have trusted, and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him against that day.
For we also were formerly foolish, disobedient, going astray, enslaved to various disorderly appetites and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
since we know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren: he, that loveth not his brother, remaineth in death.
And he, that keepeth his commandments, abideth in Him, and He in him: and hereby we know that He abideth in us, even by the Spirit which He hath given us.
He, that believeth on the Son of God, hath the witness in himself: he, that believeth not God, hath in effect made Him a liar, because he believed not the testimony which God hath testified of his Son.
These things have I written to you, who believe on the name of the son of God, that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may the more firmly believe on the name of the Son of God.
And he was permitted to make war upon the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over every tribe, and tongue, and nation.
and cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he might deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years be finished: and then he must be loosed for a little time.
And when the thousand years are ended,