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1 John 5:18d

Read Introduction to 1 John   “We know that whoever is born of God does not sin; but he who has been born of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him.”   and the wicked one The word “wicked” means the malice one.  Satan is out to hurt...

1 John 5:18c

Read Introduction to 1 John   “We know that whoever is born of God does not sin; but he who has been born of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him.”   but he who has been born of God keeps himself, We could translate this phrase like this:...

1 John 5:18b

Read Introduction to 1 John   “We know that whoever is born of God does not sin; but he who has been born of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him.”   is born of God John again picks up the idea of the family of God (3:9).  Father and son...

1 John 5:18

Read Introduction to 1 John   “We know that whoever is born of God does not sin; but he who has been born of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him.”   Now we come to the epilogue of the epistle (5:18-21).  John here summarizes the leading...

1 John 5:17

Read Introduction to 1 John   “All unrighteousness is sin, and there is sin not leading to death.”   All unrighteousness is sin, Hebrews warns against committing a sin that has no possibility of repentance (He 6:6; 10:26-27).  The sin in Hebrews was the...

1 John 5:16d

Read Introduction to 1 John   “If anyone sees his brother sinning a sin which does not lead to death, he will ask, and He will give him life for those who commit sin not leading to death. There is sin leading to death. I do not say that he should pray about...