Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NEW NIV Study Bible Notes, Fully Revised Edition. 19 By this we shall know that we are of the truth and reassure our heart before him; 2 Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul. 21 I write to you, not because you do not know the truth, but because you know it, and because no lie is of the truth. 7 Little children, olet no one deceive you. 8 the Spirit and the water and the blood; and these three agree. 13 I write fthese things to you who gbelieve in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life. uInstead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, vso that our joy may be complete. fBy this we may know that we are in him: 1 John 4:18 | NIV. There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. 1 John 4:18 English Standard Version (ESV). The one who fears is not made perfect in love. 21 Beloved, kif our heart does not condemn us, lwe have confidence before God; 16 For all that is in the world—xthe desires of the flesh and ythe desires of the eyes and pride of life3—is not from the Father but is from the world. 1 John 4:18–19 18 There is no fear in love, but d perfect love casts out fear. Font Size. 16; 2 Cor. By this we know hthe Spirit of truth and ithe spirit of error. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not a been perfected in love. dTherefore we know that it is the last hour. 26 I write these things to you about pthose who are trying to deceive you. 1 John 4:18–21 18 There is no fear in love, but d perfect love casts out fear. But as his anointing teaches you about everything, and sis true, and is no lie—just as it has taught you, abide in him. 8 # ch. 1 The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth. But if anyone does sin, ywe have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. 17 mAll wrongdoing is sin, but there is sin that does not lead to death. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. 2 ebecause of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3 fGrace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father’s Son, in truth and love. gWhoever knows God listens to us; whoever is not from God does not listen to us. 5 kEveryone who believes that lJesus is the Christ has been born of God, and meveryone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. 3:10 Anyone who does not love does not know God, because # ver. Whoever does not love abides in death. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 1 John 4:1–21 Test the Spirits 4 Beloved, t do not believe every spirit, but u test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for v many w false prophets x have gone out into the world. 3 And everyone who hthus hopes in him ipurifies himself as he is pure. 9 In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that nGod sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. 1 aThe elder to the elect lady and her children, bwhom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who cknow dthe truth, 16 If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask, and jGod1 will give him life—to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. 9 Whoever says he is in the light and ohates his brother is still in darkness. 1 a In the beginning was b the Word, and c the Word was with God, and d the Word was God. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. The old commandment is the word that you have heard. He that feareth is not made perfect in love — In the sense above explained. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. 1 John 4 - Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. Read verse in English Standard Version 12 We should not be like xCain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. John 1 English Standard Version (ESV) The Word Became Flesh. 9 Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, qdoes not have God. Read verse in English Standard Version There is no fear in love. 3 All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not a been perfected in love. 7 Beloved, I am writing you ino new commandment, but jan old commandment kthat you had from the beginning. 1 John 4:18 > NIV KJV ESV NKJV. 27 But qthe anointing that you received from him abides in you, and ryou have no need that anyone should teach you. But … 15 vDo not love the world or the things in the world. Whoever does not believe God ahas made him a liar, bbecause he has not believed in the testimony that God has borne concerning his Son. 1 John 4:18, ESV: "There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear 13 sBy this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. 15 bEveryone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that cno murderer has eternal life abiding in him. 1 John 4:18-20. 3 For I rejoiced greatly when the brothers [] came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth. The reason the Son of God appeared was rto destroy the works of the devil. There is no fear in love — No slavish or tormenting fear, diffidence, or distrust, can be where love reigns; but perfect, mature love casteth out such fear, because such fear hath torment — And so is inconsistent with the happiness of love. ESV: English Standard Version 2016 . Cancel any time. 1 John 4:18-19 There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. 9 In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. Read this Bible chapter online, click here to read. 1 John 4 - ESV: Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 4 f In him was life, 1 and g the life was the light of men. Read this Bible chapter online, click here to read. 28 And now, little children, abide in him, so that twhen he appears uwe may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his vcoming. 14 We know that awe have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers. 6 whoever says he gabides in him hought to walk in the same way in which he walked. 11 for whoever greets him stakes part in his wicked works. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. John The Word Became Flesh. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not (B)been perfected in love. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. 7 Beloved, jlet us love one another, for love is from God, and kwhoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 4 Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments cis a liar, and cthe truth is not in him, 21 And ithis commandment we have from him: jwhoever loves God must also love his brother. 1 John 4:18 | ESV. 5 Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes tthat Jesus is the Son of God? 1 John 4:18-19 ESV. yGod is love, and zwhoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. 1 John 4:18-21. wIf anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. 3 For othis is the love of God, that we pkeep his commandments. 1 John 4:18 love fear punishment. 10 Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in him2 there is no pcause for stumbling. 5 eThey are from the world; therefore they speak from the world, and fthe world listens to them. 19 eWe love because he first loved us. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. 10 Whoever believes in the Son of God zhas the testimony in himself. Read 1 John 4 online (NIV) 3 And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we bkeep his commandments. Perfect Love Casts Out Fear from 1 John 4:18 "There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. And why did he murder him? 11 For vthis is the message that you have heard from the beginning, wthat we should love one another. 7 Beloved, # ch. 3 See ywhat kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called zchildren of God; and so we are. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. 2 My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. 1 John 4:18 18 There is no fear in love, but d perfect love casts out fear. 1 John 4:18 love fear punishment. 6 No one who abides in him keeps on sinning; nno one who keeps on sinning has either seen him or known him. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. 17 By this ais love perfected with us, so that bwe may have confidence for the day of judgment, because cas he is so also are we in this world. Bible > ESV > 1 John 4 1 John 4 English Standard Version: Par Test the Spirits. 21 Little children, ukeep yourselves from idols. 1 John 4:18 > NIV KJV ESV NKJV. 9 sNo one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God’s2 seed abides in him; and he cannot keep on sinning, because he has been born of God. 1 John 4:18. 1 John 4:18 > NIV KJV ESV NKJV. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. 18 There is no fear in love, but dperfect love casts out fear. 3 e All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. 7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 1 John 4:18 ESV. 1 Beloved, t do not believe every spirit, but u test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for v many w false prophets x have gone out into the world. Test the Spirits - Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 6 We are from God. 29 If you know that whe is righteous, you may be sure that xeveryone who practices righteousness has been born of him. 18 We know that neveryone who has been born of God does not keep on sinning, but ohe who was born of God pprotects him, and the evil one does not touch him. 8 At the same time, it is la new commandment that I am writing to you, which is true in him and in you, because1 mthe darkness is passing away and nthe true light is already shining. 6 This is he who came uby water and blood—Jesus Christ; not by the water only but by the water and the blood. 12 tThough I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. 23 lNo one who denies the Son has the Father. 5 but whoever dkeeps his word, in him truly ethe love of God is perfected. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 5 You know that khe appeared in order to ltake away sins, and min him there is no sin. 13 Do not be surprised, brothers,3 zthat the world hates you. 1 John 4:18 - ESV. He that feareth is not made perfect in love. 4 Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for che who is in you is greater than dhe who is in the world. 1 John 4 Test the Spirits. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. 12 qNo one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and rhis love is perfected in us. 11 But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and qwalks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes. 14 And this is hthe confidence that we have toward him, that iif we ask anything according to his will he hears us. 4 For reveryone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And sby this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit whom he has given us. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. Rather, perfect love banishes fear, for fear involves punishment, and the person who lives in fear has not been perfected in love. 2 nBy this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. 18 There is no fear in love, but (A)perfect love casts out fear. He is the true God and teternal life. There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. 11 And this is the testimony, that God gave us ceternal life, and dthis life is in his Son. - 1 John 4:18 ESV “This is how we know that we live in him and he in us: He has given us of his Spirit. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Read 1 John … 8 lAnyone who does not love does not know God, because mGod is love. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not abeen perfected in love. 1 John 4:18 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 John 4:18, NIV: "There is no fear in love. 22 Who is the liar but khe who denies that Jesus is the Christ? 19 We know that we are from God, and qthe whole world lies in the power of the evil one. 2 John Greeting. First 30-days on us! International Standard Version There is no fear where love exists. 1 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 24 Let mwhat you heard from the beginning abide in you. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 3 and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. 10 By this it is evident who are the children of God, and who are the children of the devil: whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God, t nor is the one who u does not love his brother. 8 Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 20 But you have been hanointed by ithe Holy One, and jyou all have knowledge.4 22 and mwhatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and ndo what pleases him. 16 By this we know love, that dhe laid down his life for us, and ewe ought to lay down our lives for the brothers. 1 John 3:9–10 9 s No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God’s 2 seed abides in him; and he cannot keep on sinning, because he has been born of God. pWhoever practices righteousness is righteous, as he is righteous. Version. 1 John 4 English Standard Version (ESV) Test the Spirits. We love because he first loved us. ESV Pastor's Bible (TruTone, Brown) Imitation Leather, ESV Journaling Bible, Interleaved Edition--Imitation leather with summer garden design, ESV Scripture Journal: New Testament Boxed Set of 19, ESV Journaling Bible, Interleaved Edition (TruTone, Black), Imitation Leather, ESV Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather with Thumb Index. 9 xIf we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater, for this is the testimony of God ythat he has borne concerning his Son. 1 John 4:18-19. And qhis commandments are not burdensome. love fear punishment. 24 rWhoever keeps his commandments abides in God,4 and God5 in him. And vthe Spirit is the one who testifies, because wthe Spirit is the truth. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. 1 John 4:18 - KJV. 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