If ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but because ye are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, on this account the world hates you.
Ye did not choose Me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide; that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in My name, He may give it you.
"And, if ye love those who love you, what charm have you? for even the sinners love those who love them.
I have given them Thy word, and the world hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
according as He chose us in Him before the founding of a world, that we should be holy and without blemish before Him in love;
in which ye once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the authority of the air, the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience;
For we also were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving manifold desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
But ye are "an elect race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation," a people for a possession, that ye may show forth the excellencies of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
For the time past is sufficient to have wrought the will of the gentiles, having walked in wantonness, lusts, wine-bibbings, revelings, carousings, and impious idolatries;
not as Cain who was of the evil one, and slew his brother. And wherefore did he slay him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.
Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He Who is in you, than he that is in the world.
We know that we are of God, and the whole world is lying in the evil one.
And the great dragon was cast down, the old serpent, he that is called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the whole habitable earth; he was cast down to the earth, and his angels were cast down with him.
And the dragon was angry with the woman, and went away to make war with the rest of her seed, who keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus;
And, when the thousand years are finished, Satan will be loosed out of his prison,