New Living Translation
We know that we are children of God and that the world around us is under the control of the evil one.
King James Bible
And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.
Darby Bible Translation
We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the wicked one.
World English Bible
We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.
Young's Literal Translation
we have known that of God we are, and the whole world in the evil doth lie;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:19 We know that we are children of God - By the witness and the fruit of his Spirit, 1John 3:24. But the whole world - All who have not his Spirit, not only is touched by him, but by idolatry, fraud, violence lasciviousness, impiety, all manner of wickedness. Lieth in the wicked one - Void of life, void of sense. In this short expression the horrible state of the world is painted in the most lively colours; a comment on which we have in the actions, conversations, contracts, quarrels, and friendships of worldly men.
LibraryThe victory of Faith.
Preached May 5, 1850. THE VICTORY OF FAITH. "For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?"--1 John v. 4-5. There are two words in the system of Christianity which have received a meaning so new, and so emphatic, as to be in a way peculiar to it, and to distinguish it from all other systems of morality and religion; these two words are--the …
Frederick W. Robertson—Sermons Preached at Brighton
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"I will give you the glory of these kingdoms and authority over them," the devil said, "because they are mine to give to anyone I please.
The time for judging this world has come, when Satan, the ruler of this world, will be cast out.
I'm not asking you to take them out of the world, but to keep them safe from the evil one.
Jesus gave his life for our sins, just as God our Father planned, in order to rescue us from this evil world in which we live.
1 John 4:6
But we belong to God, and those who know God listen to us. If they do not belong to God, they do not listen to us. That is how we know if someone has the Spirit of truth or the spirit of deception.
1 John 5:15
And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for.
1 John 5:18
We know that God's children do not make a practice of sinning, for God's Son holds them securely, and the evil one cannot touch them.
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