1 John 4:7
7–21. Love is the Mark of the Children of the God who is Love
7. Beloved, let us love one another] See on 1Jn_3:2. 5,448 more words
1 John 4:1
Beloved] See on 1Jn_3:2.
believe not every spirit] This exhortation does not give us the main subject of the section, any more than ‘Marvel not, brethren, if the world hate you’ (1Jn_3:12) gave us the main subject of the last section (1Jn_3:12-24). 2,803 more words
1 John 2:15
Love not the world] The asyndeton is remarkable. S. John has just stated his premises, his readers’ happiness as Christians. He now abruptly states the practical conclusion, without any introductory ‘therefore’. 11,746 more words