New Living Translation
For every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve this victory through our faith.
King James Bible
For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.
Darby Bible Translation
For all that has been begotten of God gets the victory over the world; and this is the victory which has gotten the victory over the world, our faith.
World English Bible
For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world: your faith.
Young's Literal Translation
because every one who is begotten of God doth overcome the world, and this is the victory that did overcome the world -- our faith;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:4 For whatsoever - This expression implies the most unlimited universality. Is born of God overcometh the world - Conquers whatever it can lay in the way, either to allure or fright the children of God from keeping his commandments. And this is the victory - The grand means of overcoming. Even our faith - Seeing all things are possible to him that believeth.
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 …
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Jesus replied, "I tell you the truth, unless you are born again, you cannot see the Kingdom of God."
1 Corinthians 15:57
But thank God! He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 John 2:13
I am writing to you who are mature in the faith because you know Christ, who existed from the beginning. I am writing to you who are young in the faith because you have won your battle with the evil one.
1 John 2:29
Since we know that Christ is righteous, we also know that all who do what is right are God's children.
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 4:4
But you belong to God, my dear children. You have already won a victory over those people, because the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world.
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