"#And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him because we keep his commandments and do those things that are pleasing in his sight. 1 John 3:22
Having an effective prayer life means we must keep his commandments. Jesus gave us a new commandment that we…"
"#Beloved, if our heart condemns us not, then we have confidence toward God. 1John 3:21
When our heart does not condemn us then we have confidence toward God and our sins have been forgiven. We know that we are walking in the light as He is in the…"
"#For if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart and knoweth all things. 1 John 3:20
God knows our heart, for the heart is most deceitful, and desperately wicked only the Lord knows our heart. Therefore if our heart condemns us God is…"
"#And hereby we know that we are of the truth and shall assure our hearts before him. 1 John 3:19
Our hearts assure us before the Lord when our deeds and our words match the truth of scripture. Then we can be assured when we stand before judgment we…"
"#My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue but in deed and in truth. 1 John 3:18
The apostle John uses his term of endearment again in response to the Christians not just saying they love you in word and tongue but instead in…"
"# But whoso hath these worlds goods and seeth his brother have need and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him? 1 John 3:17
If we have material things of this world that our brother has a need of and we…"
"#Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. 1 John 3:16
Jesus demonstrated His love for us because He laid down His life for us and we ought to lay down our lives for…"
"#Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him. 1 John 3:15
It is impossible to love and hate the same person. Hating your brother makes you a murderer and no murderer has eternal life…"
"#We know that we have passed from death unto life because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death. 1 John 3:14
When we have love in our hearts for all the brothers, no matter what the colors, then we know that we have…"
"#Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hates you. 1 John 3:13
The apostle John is warning the Christians to beware that if the world hates you, to marvel not because it hated Jesus. The servant is not greater than the master, since they hated Jesus,…"
"#Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one and slew his brother, and wherefore did he slay him? Because his own works were evil and his brothers righteous. 1 John 3:12
Cain is of the wicked one the devil and he slew his brother Abel because his works…"
"#For this is the message that ye have heard from the beginning that we should love one another. 1 John 3:11
The apostle John is the apostle of love as he tells the message that we have heard from the beginning that we should love one another. He is…"
"#In this the children of God are manifest and the children of the devil whosoever doeth not righteousness are not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother. 1 John 3:10
By this shall we know who the children of God are and who the children of…"
"#Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin for his seed remaineth in him and he cannot sin, because he is born of God. 1 John 3:9
The proof of your being born of God is that you will not practice sin cause his seed remains in you and this is the…"
"#He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose, the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil. 1 John 3:8
Happy Valentine's Day as we are in the midst of the coldest…"
"#Little children, let no man deceive you: he that doeth righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous. 1 John 3:7
Little children is a term of endearment used by the apostle John to address the Christian people and the evidence that one is…"