If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, because of this the world hates you.
You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.
If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them.
I have given them Your word; and the world has hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him. In love
in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.
For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
For the time already past is sufficient for you to have carried out the desire of the Gentiles, having pursued a course of sensuality, lusts, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties and abominable idolatries.
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.
You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.
We know that we are of God, and that the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.
And the great dragon was thrown down, the serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
So the dragon was enraged with the woman, and went off to make war with the rest of her children, who keep the commandments of God and hold to the testimony of Jesus.
When the thousand years are completed, Satan will be released from his prison,