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4 Whosoever committeth sin good, and seeth his brother have transgresseth also the law ; for sin need, and shutteth up his bowels is the transgression of the law. of compassion from him, bom t 5 And ye know that he was dwelleth the love of God in him? manifested to take away our sins; d 18 My little children, let us nex and in him is no sin.

love in word, neither in tongue, 6 Whosoever abideth in him but in deed and in truth. sinneth not: whosoever sinneth 19 And hereby we know that hath not seen him, neither known we are of the truth, and shall a him.

sure our hearts before him. C 7 Little children, let no man 20 For if our heart condemn deceive you: he that doeth right. God is greater than our heart, and eousness is righteous, even as he knoweth all things. is righteous.

21 Beloved, if our heart care 8 He that committeth sin is of demn us not, then have we comhthe devil; for the devil sinneth dence toward God. from the beginning. For this pur- 22 And whatsoever we ask, F pose the Son of God was mani- receive of him, because we keep fested, that he might destroy the his commandments, and do those works of the devil.

things that are pleasing in bus 9 Whosoever is born of God sight. doth not commit sin ; for his seed d 23 And this is his command remaineth in him ; and he cannot ment ; that we should believe ca sin, because he is born of God. the name of his Son Jesus Chris c 10 In this the children of God and love one another, as be gant are manifest, and the children of us commandment. the devil: whosoever doeth_not 24 And he that keepeth his com righteousness is not of God, neither mandments, dwelleth in him, ana! he that loveth not his brother. he in him. And hereby we know d 11 For this is the message that that he abideth in us, by the Spiri ye heard from the beginning, that which he hath given us. we should love one another.

CHAP. IV. 12 Not as Cain, who was of that w DELOVED, believe not every wicked one, and slew his brother. D spirit, but try the spirits And wherefore slew he him ? Be- whether they are of God: because cause his own works were evil, many false prophets have gone ou and his brother's righteous. into the world.

13 Marvel not, my brethren, if 2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of the world hate you.

God: Every spirit that confesseth c 14 We know that we have pass-that Jesus Christ is come in the ed from death unto life, because flesh, is of God: we love the brethren. He that 3 And every spirit that confess loveth not his brother, abideth in eth not that Jesus Christ is come death.

in the flesh, is not of God. And 15 Whosoever hateth his bro- this is that spirit of antichrist ther, is a murderer: and ye know whereof ye have heard that that no murderer hath eternal life should come ; and even now 2 abiding in him.

ready is it in the world. t 16 Hereby perceive we the lovec 4 Ye are of God, little children. of God, because he laid down his and have overcome them: because life for us: and we ought to lay greater is he that is in you, char down our lives for the brethren. he that is in the world. « 17 But whoso hath this world's 5 They are of the world: there

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speak they of the world, and 19 We love him, because he world beareth them.

first loved us. We are of God. He that c 20 If a man say, I love God, and oweth God, heareth us; he that hateth his brother, he is a liar. not of God, heareth not us. For he that loveth not his brother, reby know we the spirit of whom he hath seen, how can ath, and the spirit of error. he love God, whom he hath not 7 Beloved, let us love one ano- seen ? er: for love is of God; and d 21 And this commandment have ery one that loveth is born of we from him, That he who loveth od, and knoweth God.

God, love his brother also. 8 He that loveth not, knoweth

CHAP. V. Jt God ; for God is love. ITV HOSOEVER believeth that

9 In this was manifested the W Jesus is the Christ, is born we of God toward us, because of God: and every one that loveth

at God sent his only-begotten him that begat, loveth him also Son into the world, that we might that is begotten of him. ive through him.

ic 2 By this we know that we love 10 Herein is love, not that we the children of God, when we oved God, but that he loved us, love God, and keep his commandand sent his Son to be the propitia-ments. tion for our sins.

le 3 For this is the love of God, d 11 Beloved, if God so loved that we keep his commandments; us, we ought also to love one and his commandments are not another.

grievous. t 12 No man hath seen God at C 4 For whatsoever is born of any time. If we love one another, God, overcometh the world: and God dwelleth in us, and his love this is the victory that overcometh is perfected in us.

the world, even our faith. t 13 Hereby know we that we 5 Who is he that overcometh dwell in him, and he in us, be- the world, but he that believeth cause he hath given us of his that Jesus is the Son of God ? Spirit.

t 6 This is he that came by water 14 And we have seen and do and blood, even Jesus Christ ; not testify, that the Father sent the by water only, but by water and Son to be the Saviour of the world. blood. And it is the Spirit that t 15 Whosoever shall confess that beareth witness, because the Spirit Jesus is the Son of God, God is truth. dwelleth in him, and he in God. It 7 For there are three that bear

And we have known and record in heaven, the Father, the believed the love that God hath to Word, and the Holy Ghost: and us. God is love: and he that these three are one. dwelleth in love, dwelleth in God,l 8 And there are three that bear and God in him.

witness in earth, the spirit, and 17 Herein is our love made per- the water, and the blood : and

that we may have boldness these three agree in one. in the day of judgment: because 9 If we receive the witness of as he is, so are we in this world. men, the witness of God is great

18 There is no fear in love ; but er: for this is the witness of God perfect love casteth out fear: be- which he hath testified of his Son. cause fear hath torment. He that e 10 He that believeth on the Son feareth, is not made perfect in of God hath the witness in himlove.

self: he that believeth not God,

hath made him a liar, because he sin a sin which is not unto death, believeth not the record that God he shall ask, and he shall give him gave of his Son.

life for them that sin not unto t 11 And this is the record, that death. There is a sin unto death:1 God hath given to us eternal life: do not say that he shall pray for it and this life is in his Son.

17 All unrighteousness is su: b 12 He that hath the Son, hath and there is a sin not unto death. life ; and he that hath not the Son 18 We know that whosoever is of God, hath not life.

born of God, sinneth not; but be 13 These things have I written that is begotten of God, keepeti unto you that believe on the name himself, and that wicked out of the Son of God; that ye may toucheth him not. know that ye have eternal life, t 19 And we know that we are of and that ye may believe on the God, and the whole world lieth in name of the Son of God.

wickedness. 14 And this is the confidence)t 20 And we know that the So that we have in him, that if we of God is come, and hath given ask any thing according to his an understanding, that we ma will, he heareth us:

know him that is true; and 15 And if we know that he hear are in him that is true, even in hes us, whatsoever we ask, we know Son Jesus Christ. This is the true that we have the petitions that God, and eternal life. we desired of him.

d 21 Little children, keep youd 16 If any man see his brother selves from idols. Amen.

1 The Second Epistle of JOHN. THE elder unto the elect lady, the commandment, That, as *

1 and her children, whom I have heard from the beginnt, love in the truth; and not I only, ye should walk in it. but also all they that have known 7 For many deceivers are a the truth;

tered into the world, who confess · 2 For the truth's sake which not that Jesus Christ is comes dwelleth in us, and shall be with the flesh. This is a deceiver, apc. us for ever.

an antichrist. t 3 Grace be with you, mercy, d 8 Look to yourselves, that we and peace from God the Father, lose not those things which * and from the Lord Jesus Christ, have wrought, but that we recent the Son of the Father, in truth and a full reward. love.

1 9 Whosoever transgresseth, and 4 I rejoiced greatly, that I found abideth not in the doctrine of thy children walking in truth, Christ, hath not God. He the as we have received a command-abideth in the doctrine of Chris ment from the Father.

he hath both the Father and te d 5 And now I beseech thee, lady, Son. not as though I wrote a new com- p 10 If there come any unto you, mandment unto thee, but that and bring not this doctrine, receive which we had from the beginning, him not into your house, neither that we love one another.

bid him God 6 And this is love, that we walk 11 For he that biddeth him God after his commandments. This is speed, is partaker of his evil deeris

2 Having many things to write to face, that our joy may be o you, I would not write with full. Jer and ink: but I trust to 13 The children of thy elect ne unto you, and speak face sister greet thee. Amen.

| The Third Epistle of JOHN. NHE elder unto the well-belov-, Diotrephes, who loveth to have L ed Gaius, whom I love in the the pre-eminence among them, zth.

receiveth us not. 2 Beloved, I wish above all p 10 Wherefore, if I come, I will ings that thou mayest prosper remember his deeds which he doid be in health, even as thy soul eth, prating against us with mali. rospereth.

cious words: and not content 3 For I rejoiced greatly, when therewith, neither doth he himself le brethren came and testified of receive the brethren, and forbidne truth that is in thee, even as deth them that would, and casteth jou walkest in the truth.

them out of the church. 4 I have no greater joy than to d 11 Beloved, follow not that lear that my children walk in truth. which is evil, but that which is

eloved, thou doest faithfully good. He that doeth good is of whatsoever thou doest to the bre-God: but he that doeth evil hath hren, and to strangers ;

not seen God. 6 Which have borne witness of 12 Demetrius hath good report thy charity before the church: of all men, and of the truth itself: whom if thou bring forward on yea, and we also bear record ; and their journey after a godly sort, ye know that our record is true. thou shalt do well:

13 I had many things to write. 7 Because that for his name's but I will not with ink and pen sake they went forth, taking no- write unto thee: thing of the Gentiles.

| 14 But I trust I shall shortly 8 We therefore ought to receive see thee, and we shall speak face such, that we might be fellow- to face. Peace be to thee. Our helpers to the truth.

friends salute thee. Greet the $ I wrote unto the church: but friends by name.

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1 The General Epistle of JUDE. t? UDE, tne servant of Jesus, t 4 For there are certain men

Christ, and brother of James, crept in unawares, who were beto them that are sanctified by God forc of old ordained to this comthe Father, and preserved in Jesus demnation, ungodly men, turning

the grace of our God into lascivi6 2 Mercy unto you, and peace, ousness, and denying the only and love, be multiplied.

Lord God, and our Lord Jesus d 3 Beloved, when I gave all di- Christ. ligence to write unto you of the g 5 I will therefore put you in recommon salvation, it was needful membrance, though ye once knew for me to write unto you, and ex- this, how that the Lord, having hort you that ye should earnestly saved the people out of the land contend for the faith which was of Egypt, afterward destroyed once delivered unto the saints. them that believed not.


t 6 And the angels which kept saying, Behold, the Lord cometh not their first estate, but left their with ten thousand of his saints, own habitation, he hath reserved t 15 To execute judgment upon in everlasting chains under dark- all, and to convince all that are ness unto the judgment of the ungodly among them of all their great day.

ungodly deeds which they hare + 7 Even as Sodom and Gomorrah, ungodly committed, and of and the cities about them in like their hard speeches which ungodį manner, giving themselves over to sinners have spoken against him. fornication, and going after strange p 16 These are murmurers, con flesh, are set forth for an exam- plainers, walking after their own ple, suffering the vengeance of lusts; and their mouth speakers eternal fire.

great swelling words, having men's P8 Likewise also these filthy persons in admiration because of dreamers defile the flesh, despise advantage. dominion, and speak evil of dig. d 17 But, beloved, remember me nities.

the words which were spoken be 9 Yet Michael the archangel, fore of the apostles of our Lori when contending with the devil, Jesus Christ; he disputed about the body of Mol 18 How that they told you there ses, durst not bring against him a should be mockers in the last time. railing accusation, but said, The who should walk after their own Lord rebuke thee.

ungodly lusts. c 10 But these speak evil of those 19 These be they who separate things which they know not: but themselves, sensual, having Di what they know naturally, as the Spirit. brute beasts, in those things they d 20 But ye, beloved, building corrupt themselves.

yourselves on your most holy falta w 11 'Wo unto them ! for they praying in the Holy Ghost, ... have gone in the way of Cain, and 21 Keep yourselve ran greedily after the error of Ba-l of God, looking for the mercy laam for reward, and perished in our Lord Jesus Christ unto eterou the gainsaying of Core.

life. į 12 These are spots in your feasts 22 And of some have compas of charity, when they feast with sion, making a difference: you, feeding themselves without 23 And others save with fear fear: clouds they are without wa- pulling them out of the fire; hatik ter, carried about of winds; trees even the garment spotted by the whose fruit withereth, without flesh. fruit, twice dead, plucked up by 16 24 Now unto him that is able !

keep you from falling, and to pre 13 Raging waves of the sea, sent you faultless before the pic foaming out their own shame ; sence of his glory with exceedw! wandering stars, to whom is re-joy. served the blackness of darkness 25 To the only wise God out for ever.

Saviour, be glory and majesty, do g 14 And Enoch also, the seventh minion and power, both now and from Adam, prophesied of these, I ever. Amen.

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