And everyone who loves the Father loves his children, too. Both these ways of cleansing were represented in the old ceremonial sacrifices and cleansings. 12 He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life. 4 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. 4 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, evenour faith. 9 If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he hath testified of his Son. The dignity of believers . 1. Yet he finds still a conflict with himself, with sin, with the flesh, the world, and wicked powers. He did not come by water only, but by water and blood. If you see any brother or sister commit a sin that does not lead to death, you should pray and God will give them life. 1 John 5:4, CSB: "because everyone who has been born of God conquers the world. 1 John 3:9 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. I am not saying that you should pray about that. The Biblical Illustrator. All rights reserved worldwide. Self-denial is required, but true Christians have a principle which carries them above all hinderances. The Son leads believers to the Father, and they are in the love and favour of both; in union with both, by the indwelling and working of the Holy Spirit. 20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. Our prayers must always be offered in submission to the will of God. We ought to pray for others, as well as for ourselves. 10 Celui qui croit au Fils de Dieu a ce témoignage en lui-même; celui qui ne croit pas Dieu le fait menteur, puisqu'il ne croit pas au témoignage que Dieu a rendu à son Fils. There is a sin unto death: I do not say that he shall pray for it. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. 1 John 5 ; 1JN 5:1 Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him. Always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that our labour is not in vain in the Lord. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. John refers to Jesus as the Son of God four other times in this chapter (1 John 5:10, 12, 13, 20), in addition to 1 John 3:8 and 1 John 4:15. This is He that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ . (1) Being born of God is the source of love. 1 John 5 . Christ coming by water and blood. THE CONSTANT PERIL (1 John 5:21) 5:21 My dear children, guard yourselves from idols. Who is it that overcomes the world? 1 John 5:4 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. 6 This is he that came by water and blood, evenJesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. Being born of God. He has a new disposition, and new delights, and is not the man that he formerly was. 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4 will rise with healing wings, 5 and you will skip about 6 like calves released from the stall. 5 Who is the one who overcomes the world, but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? With this sudden, sharp injunction John brings his letter to an end. 2 We know we love God’s children if we love God and obey his commandments. 13 These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God. This general declaration includes all unbelievers, whatever their profession, station, or situation, or by whatever name they may be called. By the blood, we are justified, reconciled, and presented righteous to God. 2 This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands. But we may pray for their repentance, for their being enriched with faith in Christ, and thereupon for all other saving mercies. 1 John 5 5 1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well. 16 If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not unto death. Such assurance has the gospel believer: he has a witness in himself, which puts the matter out of doubt with him, except in hours of darkness or conflict; but he cannot be argued out of his belief in the leading truths of the gospel. We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world is under the control of the evil one. It has the indwelling Spirit of grace, which is greater than he who dwells in the world. The blood which he shed: and this was our ransom, this testifies for Jesus Christ; it sealed up and finished the sacrifices of the Old Testament. 4 For every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve … 1 John 5 Good News Translation (GNT) Our Victory over the World 5 Whoever believes that Jesus is the Messiah is a child of God; and whoever loves a father loves his child also. 2. By the water, our souls are washed and purified for heaven and the habitation of saints in light. Amen.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Ses parents encourageaient leur fils du moment que cela ninterférait pas dans ses études, ils laccompagnaient même dans les bars le soir où il devait jouer1. Whoever does not believe God has made him out to be a liar, because they have not believed the testimony God has given about his Son. And let us be truly thankful that no sin, of which any one truly repents, is unto death.18-21 All mankind are divided into two parties or dominions; that which belongs to God, and that which belongs to the wicked one. (18-21)1-5 True love for the people of God, may be distinguished from natural kindness or party attachments, by its being united with the love of God, and obedience to his commands. 3 In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. John similarly used a question, in 1 John 2:22, to note that a liar is someone who denies Jesus is the Christ. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Proud member 1 John 5:1-21—Read the Bible online or download free. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. 1 John 5 King James Version 1 Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him. He is the true God and eternal life. As God's commands are holy, just, and good rules of liberty and happiness, so those who are born of God and love him, do not count them grievous, but lament that they cannot serve him more perfectly. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. And the Holy Ghost, who descended from heaven and rested on Christ at his baptism; who had borne witness to Him by all the prophets; and gave testimony to his resurrection and mediatorial office, by the gift of miraculous powers to the apostles. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments. When we are sure we are born of God we can be more sure we will overcome the world. Commentary on 1 John 5:13-17 (Read 1 John 5:13-17) Upon all this evidence, it is but right that we believe on the name of the Son of God. 3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous. 14 And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: 15 And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him. Though the conflict often is sharp, and the regenerate may be cast down, yet he will rise up and renew his combat with resolution. During the 2014 New Great Commission School, Bible-teacher Steve Gregg delivered lectures on the book of First John. He gives God the lie; because he believes not the record that God gave of his Son. And his commandments are not burdensome,b 1 John 5 - Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well. All wrongdoing is sin, and there is sin that does not lead to death. “It 3 will not leave even a root or branch. 17 All unrighteousness is sin: and there is a sin not unto death. Plato used it for the illusions of this world as opposed to the unchangeable realities of eternity. To this living and true God, be glory and dominion for ever and ever. (i) In Greek the word idol has in it the sense of unreality. Always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that our labour is not in vain in the Lord. The First Epistle of John, often referred to as First John and written 1 John or I John, is the first of the Johannine epistles of the New Testament, and the fourth of the catholic epistles.There is no scholarly consensus as to the authorship of the Johannine works.The author of the First Epistle is termed John the Evangelist, who most scholars believe is not the same as John the Apostle. He has seen the suitableness of such a Saviour to all his spiritual wants and circumstances. He that refuses to trust and honour Christ as the Son of God, who disdains to submit to his teaching as Prophet, to rely on his atonement and intercession as High Priest, or to obey him as King, is dead in sin, under condemnation; nor will any outward morality, learning, forms, notions, or confidences avail him.13-17 Upon all this evidence, it is but right that we believe on the name of the Son of God. 2 This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands. for everyone born of God overcomes the world. 3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous. This was done in and by the Spirit of God, according to the Saviour's declaration. We come into the world with a corrupt, carnal disposition, which is enmity to God. The Word declared that He and the Father were One, and that whoever had seen him had seen the Father. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. The reason why a the world does not know us is that b it did not know him . The actual and active purity and holiness of his disciples are represented by baptism. And () his commandments are not burdensome. 1 Jean 4:15 Celui qui confessera que Jésus est le Fils de Dieu, Dieu demeure en lui, et lui en Dieu. Short as it is, there is a world of meaning in this phrase. But all, except believers in Christ, are enslaved in some respect or other, to the customs, opinions, or interests of the world. In this lecture, he discusses chapter five. Overcoming the World. 1. 1. The same Holy Spirit that taught the love, will have taught obedience also; and that man cannot truly love the children of God, who, by habit, commits sin or neglects known duty. 6 This is the One who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not [ e]with the water only, but [ f]with the water and [ g]with the blood. This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands. Dear children, keep yourselves from idols. And his commands are not burdensome. These three witnesses are for one and the same purpose; they agree in one and the same thing.9-12 Nothing can be more absurd than the conduct of those who doubt as to the truth of Christianity, while in the common affairs of life they do not hesitate to proceed on human testimony, and would deem any one out of his senses who declined to do so. Whoever believes in the Son of God accepts this testimony. Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete) / 1 John / 1 John 5; Share Tweet. We know also that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true. forgetfulness on the leader's part) we failed to hit record until after the initial reading of 1 John 5. (6-8) The satisfaction the believer has about Christ, and eternal life through him. 1 Jean 5 9 Si nous recevons le témoignage des hommes, le témoignage de Dieu est plus grand; car le témoignage de Dieu consiste en ce qu'il a rendu témoignage à son Fils. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Three had borne witness to these doctrines concerning the person and the salvation of Christ. This water and blood include all that is necessary to our salvation. He is the Spirit of God, and cannot lie. 1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well. 6 This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. Brotherly love is the effect of the new birth, which makes obedience to all God's commandments pleasant. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Believers have eternal life in the covenant of the gospel. The water, as well as the blood, came out of the side of the sacrificed Redeemer. 3 For our love for God means that we obey his commands. 5 Who is it that overcomes the world? 9 If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he hath testified of his Son. In some things they are speedily answered; in others they are granted in the best manner, though not as requested. The only New Testament book using this phrase more often is John's gospel. Faith sanctifies the heart, and purifies it from those sensual lusts by which the world obtains sway and dominion over souls. The benefits procured by his blood, prove that he is the Saviour of the world. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments. But he finds such strength from faith in Christ, that he can overcome the world, and travel on towards a better. Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves Him who begot also loves him who is begotten of Him. 11 And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. The Holy Spirit. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. 1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ # 5:1 Or the Messiah. As is our "practice" (aka. Quiconque croit que Jésus est le Christ, est né de Dieu, et quiconque aime celui qui l'a engendré aime aussi celui qui est né de lui. Here is what makes the unbeliever's sin so awful; the sin of unbelief. And we are in him who is true by being in his Son Jesus Christ. This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] John returns again in this verse to the theme of believers as overcomers. Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God. 2 Beloved , we are z God’s children c now , and what we will be d has not yet appeared ; but we know that e when he appears 1 f we shall be like him , because g we shall see him as he is . 3 For () this is the love of God, that we () keep his commandments. The real Christian has seen his guilt and misery, and his need of such a Saviour. 1 John 5. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. Happy are those to whom it is given to know that the Son of God is come, and to have a heart to trust in and rely on him that is true! Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.x 6 This is the one who came by water and bloody—Jesus Christ. And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. 18 We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not. II. 10 He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son. But whether this passage be cited or not, the doctrine of the Trinity in Unity stands equally firm and certain. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. 1 John 5:6. He loved the church, and gave himself for it, that he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word; that he might present it to himself a glorious church, #Eph 5:25-27|. has become a child of God. 3 Loving God means keeping his commandments, and his commandments are not burdensome. 3 For the love of God is this, that we keep his commandments. 1JN 5:3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous. This will lead us to live the Christian life more confidently and see many answers to prayer as we pray more and more according to God’s will (1 John 5:13–15). 1 John 5 - NIV: Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well. 1 John 5 – Born of God and Believing in the Son of God A. 1 John 5 1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well. 3 This is love for God: to obey … And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. Faith is the cause of victory, the means, the instrument, the spiritual armour by which we overcome. There are sins that war against spiritual life in the soul, and the life above. Then let us thankfully receive the record of Scripture. True believers belong to God: they are of God, and from him, and to him, and for him; while the rest, by far the greater number, are in the power of the wicked one; they do his works, and support his cause. We should pray for others, as well as for ourselves, beseeching the Lord to pardon and recover the fallen, as well as to relieve the tempted and afflicted. May this be our privilege; we shall thus be kept from all idols and false doctrines, and from the idolatrous love of worldly objects, and be kept by the power of God, through faith, unto eternal salvation. No wonder if he that rejects this evidence is judged a blasphemer of the Spirit of God. and every. John commença à jouer de la guitare à lâge de 7 ans, après avoir regardé à la télévision les émissions de Buck Owens et Roy Clark avec son père. It is in vain for a man to plead that he believes the testimony of God in other things, while he rejects it in this. 8 And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one. 5 Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? We must all, after Christ's example, overcome the world, or it will overcome us to our ruin.6-8 We are inwardly and outwardly defiled; inwardly, by the power and pollution of sin in our nature. This being done away by the regeneration and new-creating of souls by the Holy Spirit, is a testimony to the Saviour. (13-17) The happy condition of true believers, and a charge to renounce all idolatry. This is the one who came by water and blood—Jesus Christ. 1JN 5:2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments. And it is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth. For our cleansing there is in and by Christ Jesus, the washing of regeneration and the renewing of the Holy Ghost. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 2 This is how we know that we love God's children: it is by loving God and obeying his commands. 5 Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? 1 John 5:12 Context. By the blood, the curse of the law being satisfied, the purifying Spirit is obtained for the internal cleansing of our natures. He did not come by water only, but by water and blood. 10 He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son. 1 John 5:1. 1 John 2:29 If ye know that he is righteous, ye know that every one that doeth righteousness is born of him. Faith in the Incarnate Son of God. All rights reserved. To the doctrine taught by the apostles, respecting the person and salvation of Christ, there were three testimonies. He has found and felt the power of the word and doctrine of Christ, humbling, healing, quickening, and comforting his soul. There is a sin that leads to death. He cannot be satisfied with this world, but looks beyond it, and is still tending, striving, and pressing toward heaven. I refer to those whose sin does not lead to death. 1 * Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is begotten by God, and everyone who loves the father loves [also] the one begotten by him.a 2 In this way we know that we love the children of God when we love God and obey his commandments. 1 John 4 Chapter 5. 5 Everyone who believes that () Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and () everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. 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