New Living Translation
Since we know that Christ is righteous, we also know that all who do what is right are God's children.
King James Bible
If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him.
Darby Bible Translation
If ye know that he is righteous, know that every one who practises righteousness is begotten of him.
World English Bible
If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who practices righteousness is born of him.
Young's Literal Translation
if ye know that he is righteous, know ye that every one doing the righteousness, of him hath been begotten.
1 John 2:29 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:29 Every one - And none else. Who practiseth righteousness - From a believing, loving heart. Is born of him - For all his children are like himself.
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
A Bundle of Myrrh
In Him: Like Him
What God is to Us.
They are reborn--not with a physical birth resulting from human passion or plan, but a birth that comes from God.
Jesus replied, "I tell you the truth, unless you are born again, you cannot see the Kingdom of God."
Those who speak for themselves want glory only for themselves, but a person who seeks to honor the one who sent him speaks truth, not lies.
1 John 3:5
And you know that Jesus came to take away our sins, and there is no sin in him.
1 John 3:7
Dear children, don't let anyone deceive you about this: When people do what is right, it shows that they are righteous, even as Christ is righteous.
1 John 3:9
Those who have been born into God's family do not make a practice of sinning, because God's life is in them. So they can't keep on sinning, because they are children of God.
1 John 4:7
Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God.
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