Thematic Bible

1 John 4:1 (show verse)

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

1 John 4:2 (show verse)

In this know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ, is come in flesh is of God:

1 John 4:3 (show verse)

And every spirit that does not confess that Jesus Christ, is come in flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, of which ye have heard that it should come, and that now it is already in the world.

1 John 4:4 (show verse)

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.

1 John 4:5 (show verse)

They are of the world; therefore, they speak of the world, and the world hears them.

1 John 4:6 (show verse)

We are of God; he that knows God hears us; he that is not of God does not hear us. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

1 John 4:7 (show verse)

Beloved, let us love one another, for charity is of God. Anyone that loves is born of God and knows God.

1 John 4:8 (show verse)

He that does not love does not know God, for God is charity.

1 John 4:9 (show verse)

In this was the charity of God demonstrated in us, in that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.

1 John 4:10 (show verse)

In this does the charity consist, not because we had loved God, but because he loved us and has sent his Son to be the reconciliation for our sins.

1 John 4:11 (show verse)

Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.

1 John 4:12 (show verse)

No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God abides in us, and his charity is completed in us.

1 John 4:13 (show verse)

In this we know that we abide in him, and he in us, in that he has given us of his Spirit.

1 John 4:14 (show verse)

And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world.

1 John 4:15 (show verse)

Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.

1 John 4:16 (show verse)

And we have known and believed the charity that God has in us. God is charity, and he that abides in charity abides in God, and God in him.

1 John 4:17 (show verse)

In this the charity with us is made perfect, that we may have confidence in the day of judgment, that as he is, so are we in this world.

1 John 4:18 (show verse)

In charity there is no fear; but charity that is perfect casts out fear; because fear has torment; from which he that fears is not complete in charity.

1 John 4:19 (show verse)

We love him, because he first loved us.

1 John 4:20 (show verse)

If anyone says, I love God and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he that does not love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

1 John 4:21 (show verse)

And we have this commandment from him, That he who loves God loves his brother also.