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For this purpose the Son of God was mani- 4 Ye are of God, little children, and have fetted, that he might destroy the works of overcome them; because greater is he that the devil.
is in you, than lre that is in the world. 9 Whosoever is born of God doth not com- s They are of the world; thercfore speak mit fin; for his feed remaiaeth in him; and they of the world, and the world hearetha he cannot fin, because he is born of God. them.
10 In this the children of God are mani. 6 We are of God: he that knoweth God fett, and the children of the devil: whoso- heareth us; he that is not of God heareth ever doeth not mighteousness is not of God, not us. Hereby know we the Spirit of truth, neither he that loveth not his brother. and the spirit of error.
1 For this is the metlage that ye heard 7 Beloved, let us love one another': for from the beginning, that we Mhould love one love is of God; and every one that loveth another.
is born of God, and knoweth God. 11 Not as Cain, who was of that wicked 8 He that loveth not, knoweth not God; one, and new luis brother. And wherefore for God is love. flew lie him? Because his own works were 9 In this was manifefted the love of God evil, and his brothers rightcous.
toward us, because that God sent his only 13 Marvel not, my brethren, if the world begotten Son into the world, that we might
live through him. 14'We know that we have passed from 10 Herein is love, not that we loved God, death unto life, because we love the bre- but that he loved us, and sent his son to be thren: be that loveth not his brother abid- the propitiation for our fins. eth in death.
1r Beloved, if God fo loved us, we ought Is Whosoever liateth his brother is a mur. also to love one another. derer: and ye know that no murderer hath 12. No man hath seen God at any time. eternal life abiding in him.
If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, 16 Hereby perceive we the love of God, and his love is perfected in us. because he laid down his life for us: and 13 Hereby know we that we dwell in him, we ought to lay down our lives for the bre- and he in ús, because he hath given us of thren.
his Spirit. 17 But whoso hath this worlds good, and 14 And we have feen, and do teftify, that fetth his brother have need, and thutteth the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of up his bowels of compaffion froin him, how the world. dwelleth the love of God in him?
15 Whosoever fhall confess that Jesus is 18. My little children, let us not love in the Son of God, God dwelleth in hiin, and word, neither in tongue'; but in deed, and he in God. in truth.
16 And we have known and believed the 19 And hereby we know that we are of the love that God hath
to us. God is love; and truth, and thallaffure our hearts before lim. he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God,
20 For if our heart condemn us, God is and God in him. greater than our heart, and knoweth all 17 Herein is our love made perfect, that things.
we may have boldness in the day of judge 21 Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, ment: 'because as he is, so are we in this then have we confidence toward God.
world. 2: And whatsoever we ask we receive of 18 There is no fear in love, but perfe& him, because we keep his commandments, love cafleth out fear; bccause fear hath torand do those things that are pleasing in his ment. He that feareth is not made perfect fight.
in love. 23 And this is his commandment, That we 19 We love him, because he firtt loved us. hould believe on the name of his son Jesus 20 If a man fay, I love God, and liateth Chrift, and love one another, as he gave us his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth commandment.
not his brother whom he hath seen, how can 24 And he that keepeth his command- he love God whom he hath not leen? ments dwelleth in him, and he in him: and 21 And this commandment have we from hereby we know that he abideth in us, by hin, That he wlio lovcth God love his broo the Spirit which he hath given us.
ther also. CHAP. IV.
CHAP. V. 1 He warneth them not to believe all teachers He that loveth God lov th his children, and
who beat of the Spirit, but to try them by the keepeth his commandments; .3 which to the rules of the catholick faith; ? and by many faithful are light, and not grievous. 9 Jesus reafons exherieth to brotherly lave.
is the son of God, able to Jave ur, 14 and
to hear our prayers which we make for our: the spirits whether they are of God; felves and for others. because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
Chrift, is born of God: and every one * Hereby know ye thc Spint of God, E. that loveth him that begat, loveth lim 2120 very fpirit that confeifeth that Jesus Christ that is begotten of him. is come in the fleth is of God:
2 By this we know that we love the chil3 And every spirit that confesseth not that dren of God, when we love God, and keep Jesus Chrif is come in the fieth is not of God: his cominandments. and this is that spirit of antichrift, whereof 3. For this is the love of God, that we keep Je hav: heard that it thould come, and his commandments: and his commandmense even now already is it in the world. are not grievous.
For wkatsoever is born of God over. that yemay know that we have eterest hits, cemeth the world and this is the victory and that ye may believe on the name of the that overcometh the world, even our faith. Son of God :
s Who is he that overcometh the world, 14 And this is the conhdence that we have but he that believeth that Jesus is the son in him, that if we ask any thing according of God?
to his will, he heareth us. 6 This is he that came by water and blood, 15 And if we know that he hear us, wat even Jefus Chrift; not by water only, but by foever we ask, we know that we have the water and blood : and it is the Spirit that petitions that we delired of him. beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth. 16 If any man see his brother fin 1
7 For there are three that bear record in which is not unto death, he thail ask, and heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy he fhall give him life for them that fun Dot Ghoit: and there three are one.
unto death. There is a fin unto death: 1 8 And there are three that bear witnefs do not say that he fall pray for it. in earth, the spirit, and the water, and the 17 All unrighteousneis is fin: and there blood: and these three agree in one. is a sin not unto death.
2 If we receive the witness of men, the wit 18 We know that whosoever is both a nels of God is greater: for this is the witnels God finneth not: hut he that is begotten of God which he hath tertified of his Son. God keepeth himself, and that wicked ons
10 He that believeth on the Son of God bath toucheth hin not. the witness in himself: he that believeth not 19 And we know that we are of God, and God hath made him a liar: because he believ- the whole world Iyeth in wickedäcis. eth not the record that God gave of his Son. 20 And we knows that the Son of God is
11 And this is the record, that God hath come, and hath given us an underflanding, given
to us eternal life; and this life is in that we may know him that is true; and his Son.
we are in him that is true, even in his Soa 12 He that hath the son hath life; and he Jesus Chrift. This is the true God, and that hath not the son of God hath not life. cternal life.
13 These things have I written unto you 21 Little children, keep yourselves from that believe on the name of the Son of God, idols. Amen.
Because that for his names fake they 11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil, went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles. but that which is good. He that doeth good
We, therefore, ouglit to receive fuch, is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not that we might he fellow-helpers to the truth. seen God.
9 I wrote unto the church: but Diotre 12 Demetrius hath good report of all men, phes, who loveth to have the pre-eminence and of the truth itself: yea, and we also hear among them, receiveth us not.
record; and ye know that our record is true. to Wherefore, if I come, I will remember 13 I had many things to write, but I will his deeds which he doeth, prating against us not with ink and pen write unto thee: with malicious words; and not content 14 But I trust I'fhall shortly see thee, and therewith, neither doth he hiinself receive we shall speak face to face. Peace be to the brethren, and forbiddeth them that thee. Our friends salute thee. Greet the would, and casteth them out of the church. friends by name.
The General Epistle of JUDE.. 1 He exhorteth them to be constant in the pro 11 Woc unto them ! for they have gone
fehon of the faith. 4 False teachers are crept in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after in to seduce them, for whose damnable doc. the error of Balaam for reward, and perithtrine and manners horrible punishment
is pre- ed in the gain-laying of Core. pared : 20 whereas the godly, by the alifance 12 These are spots in your seafts of chariof the holy Spirit, and prayers to God, may ty, when they featt with you, feeding thempersevere and grow in grace, and keep them félves without fcar: clouds they are without selves, and recover others out of the shares water, carried about of winds; trecs' whose of those deceivers.
fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, UDE, the fervant of Jesus Chrift, and plucked up by the roots; brother of James, to them that are 13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out fanctified by God the Father, and pre. their own thame; wandering itars, to whom
ferred in Jefus Chritt, and called : is reserved the blackness of darknets for ever. 2 Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, 14 And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, be multiplied.
prophelied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord 3 Beloved, when I gave all diligence to cometh with ten thousand of his faints, write unto you of the common salvation, it 15 To execute judgment upon all, and to was needful for me to write unto you, and convince all that are ungodly among them exhort you, that ye should earneitly contend of all their ungodly deeds, which they have for the faith which was once delivered unto ungodly committed ; and of all their hard the Lints.
Speeches, which ungodly finners have spoken 4 For there are certain men crept in una- against
him. wares, who were before of old ordained to 16 These are murmurers, complainers, this condemnation ; ungolly men,
turning walking after their own lufts; and their the grace of our God into lasciviousness, mouth ipeaketh great swelling words, lav. and denying the only Lord God, and our ing mens persons in admiration because of Lord Jesus Chrift.
advantage. 5 I will therefore, put you in remem 17 But, beloved, remember ye the words brance, though'ye once knew this, how which were spoken before of the apottles of that the Lord, having faved the people out our Lord Jesus Christ; at the land of Egypt, afterward" deitroyed 18 How that they told yon, there thould thain that believed not.
be mockers in the latt time, who thould 6 And the angels which kept not their firtt walk after their own ungodly lufts. estate, but left their own habitation, he hath 19 'These be they who leparate themselves, reserved in everlasting chains, under dark. sensual, having not the Spirit. nclx, unto the judgment of the great day. 20 But ye, bcloved, building up yourselves
1 Even as Sudom and Guinorrah, and the on your mott holy faith, praying in the Ho cities about them, in like manner giving ly Ghoft, themselves over to fornication, and going 21 Keep yourselves in the love of God, after itrange Aeth, are set forth for an exam looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus ple, fuficring the vengeance of eternal fire. Chritt unto eternal life.
* Likewise also thele filthy dreamers derile 22 And of some have compassion, making the fieth, desp's. dominion, and 1pcak evil a difference : of dignities.
23 And others fave with fear, pulling them Yet Michael the archangel, when con- out of the tire; hating even the garment Ceruling with the devil, hc dilputed about fpotteu by the Aeth. the body of Moses) durft not bring against 24 Now, unto him that is able to keep you ban a railing accusation, but said, 'The Lord from faliing, and to present you faultiels be rebuke thce.
fore the presence of his glory with exceed10 But there (pcak evil of those things ing joy, which they know not : but what they know 25 to the only wise God our Saviour, be naturally, as brute beast, in those things flory and majetky, dominion and power, they corrupt theinselves.
both now and ever. Amelia
octrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to 4 Thou liast a few names even in Sardis, att a Itumbling-block before the children of which have not defiled their garments; and rael, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and they shall walk with me in white: for they o com init fornication.
are worthy. 15 So hatt thou also them that hold the doc. 5 He that overcometh, the same shall be rine of the Nicolaitanes, which thing I hatc. clothed' in white raiment; and I will not 16 Repent; or else I will come nnto thee blot
out his name out of the book of life, quickly, and will fight againft them with but I will confess his name before my Fa. be sword of my mouth.
ther, and before his angels. 17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what 6 He that hath an ear, let him hear what he Spirit faith unto the churches; To him the Spirit faith unto the churches. hat overcometh will 1 give to eat of the hid. 7 And to the angel of the church in Philaen manna, and will give him a white ttone, delphia write; Thefe things faith he that is und in the tone a new name written, which holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of o man knoweth saving he that receiveth it. David, he that openeth, and no man thut
<3 And unto the angel of the church in teth; and fhutteth, and no man openeth; Thyatira write; These things saith the Son 8 I know thy works: behold, I have set of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame before thee an open door, and no man can of fire, and his feet are like tine brass; fhut it: for thou hatt a little ftrength, and
19 I know thy works, and charity, and haft kept my word, and hatt not denied my Cervice, and faith, and thy patience, and thy name. works; and the last to be inore than the firit. 9 Behold, I will make them of the fyna.
20 Notwithstanding, I have a few things gogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, gaint thee, because thou sufferett that wo- and are not, but do lie,) behold, I will make man Jezebel, which calleth herself a pro- them to come and workip before thy feet, phetçis, to reach and to seduce my servants and to know that I have loved thee. to commit fornication,
and to eat things fa 10 Because thou haft kept the word of my crificed unto idols.
patience, I also will keep thee from the hour 21 And I gave her space to repent of her of temptation, which thall come upon all the fornication, and the repented not.
world, to try them that dwell upon the earth, 22 Behold, I will call her into a bed, and 11 Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast them that commit adultery with her into which thou haft, that no maa take thy crown. great tribulation, except they repent of 12 Him that overcometh will I make a piltheir deeds.
Iar in the temple of my God, and he shall ge 23 And I will kill her children with death; no anore out: and I will write upon him the and all the churches thall know that I am name of my God, and the name of the city of he which searcheth the reins and hearts : my God, which is Rew Jerusalem, which and I will give unto every one of you ac- cometh down out of heaven from my God: cording to your works.
and I will write upon him my, new name. 24 But unto you I say, and unto the reft 13 He that hath an ear, let him hear what in Thiyatira, as many as have not this doc- the Spirit Caith unto the churches. trine, and which have not known the depths 14. And unto the angel of the church of of Satan, as they fpeak,) I will put upon you the Laodiceans write: These things faith ilone other burden:
the Amen, the faithful and truc Witness, 15. But that which ye have already hold the beginning of the creation of God; latt tal i come.
15 I know thy works, that thou art neither 26 And he that overcometh, and keepeth cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. my works unto the end, to him will I give 16 So then, because thou art lukewarm, power over the nations;
and neither cold nor hot, I will fpue thee 37 And he thall rule them with a rod of iron; out of my mouth.
the vefsels of a potter thall they be broken 17 Because thou sayeit, I am rich, and into thiyers; even as I received of 'my Father. created with goods, and have need of no
28 And I will give him the morning tar. thing; and knowett not that thou art wretch19 He that hath an ear, let him hear what ed, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and The Spirit saith unto the churches.
naked : CHA P. II.
18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried 1 The angel of the church of Sardis is reprov. in the fire, that thou mayeft be rich; and Id. 7 Philadelphia approved. 15 Laodicea white raiment, that thou mayed be clothed, rebuked. 20 Chrif Handeth at the door and and that the shame of thy nakedness do not knocketh.
appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyes Angelis nutarehe ame ofhihe church in Sara Calve. Ashatanly as maxet, Stern
19 As many as I love, I rebuke and cha frath the feven Spirits of God, and the seven fen: be zealous, therefore, and repent. Lars; I know thy works, that thou hatt a zo Behold, I stand at the door and knock: sine that thou liveft, and art dead.
if any man hear my voice, and open the 3. Be watchful, and frengthen the things door ! will come in to him, and will sup which remain, that are ready to die: for with him, and he with me. dve not found thy works perfect before God.
21 To him that overcometh will I grant 3 Remember, therefore, how thou hatt re
to fit with me in my throne, even as I also eived and heard, and hold fait , and repent. overeame, and am let
down with my Fa. I, therefore, thou halt not watch, I will ther in luis throne. ome on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not 22 He that hath an ear, let him heas what how kat hour I will come upon thce. the Spirit faith unto the churches,