New Living Translation
But you are not like that, for the Holy One has given you his Spirit, and all of you know the truth.
King James Bible
But ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things.
Darby Bible Translation
And ye have the unction from the holy one, and ye know all things.
World English Bible
You have an anointing from the Holy One, and you all have knowledge.
Young's Literal Translation
And ye have an anointing from the Holy One, and have known all things;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:20 But ye have an anointing - A chrism; perhaps so termed in opposition to the name of antichrist; an inward teaching from the Holy Ghost, whereby ye know all things - Necessary for your preservation from these seducers, and for your eternal salvation. St. John here but just touches upon the Holy Ghost, of whom he speaks more largely, 1Jo 3:24; 4:13; 5:6.
LibraryThe Witness of the Spirit
Discourse I "The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God." Rom. 8:16 1. How many vain men, not understanding what they spake, neither whereof they affirmed, have wrested this Scripture to the great loss if not the destruction of their souls! How many have mistaken the voice of their own imagination for this witness of the Spirit of God, and thence idly presumed they were the children of God while they were doing the works of the devil! These are truly and properly …
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions
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In Him: Like Him
What God is to Us.
Evil people don't understand justice, but those who follow the LORD understand completely.
And they will not need to teach their neighbors, nor will they need to teach their relatives, saying, 'You should know the LORD.' For everyone, from the least to the greatest, will know me already," says the LORD. "And I will forgive their wickedness, and I will never again remember their sins."
He replied, "You are permitted to understand the secrets of the Kingdom of Heaven, but others are not.
"Why are you interfering with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are--the Holy One of God!"
But when the Father sends the Advocate as my representative--that is, the Holy Spirit--he will teach you everything and will remind you of everything I have told you.
And you know that God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. Then Jesus went around doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.
1 Corinthians 2:15
Those who are spiritual can evaluate all things, but they themselves cannot be evaluated by others.
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