|New International Version (© 2011)|
Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God
King James Bible
Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God.
American Standard Version
Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we have boldness toward God;
Young's Literal Translation
Beloved, if our heart may not condemn us, we have boldness toward God,
1 John 3:21 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If our heart condemn us not - If we be conscious to ourselves of our own sincerity, that we practice not deceit, and use no mask, then have we confidence toward God - we can appeal to him for our sincerity, and we can come with boldness to the throne of grace, to obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. And therefore says the apostle,
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1 John 2:28 And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence...
1 John 4:17 Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.
Job 22:26 For then shall you have your delight in the Almighty, and shall lift up your face to God.
Job 27:6 My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
Psalm 7:3-5 O LORD my God, If I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands...
Psalm 101:2 I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when will you come to me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.
1 Corinthians 4:4 For I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judges me is the Lord.
2 Corinthians 1:12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom...
1 Timothy 2:8 I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.
Hebrews 4:16 Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
Hebrews 10:22 Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience...
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Romans 14:22 So whatever you believe about these things keep between yourself and God. Blessed is the one who does not condemn himself by what he approves.
Ephesians 3:12 In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.
1 John 2:7 Dear friends, I am not writing you a new command but an old one, which you have had since the beginning. This old command is the message you have heard.
1 John 2:28 And now, dear children, continue in him, so that when he appears we may be confident and unashamed before him at his coming.
1 John 3:2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.
1 John 3:20 If our hearts condemn us, we know that God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything.
1 John 5:14 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.