1 John 1:3
That which we have seen and heard declare we to you, that you also may have fellowship with us…
The validity of such an argument lies on the surface. It is useless to tell the famishing wanderer that the pool into which he has dipped his cup is but a mirage of the desert, when the refreshing fluid is already moistening his parched lips.
(J. Watson, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.