New Living Translation
I am writing to you who are God's children because your sins have been forgiven through Jesus.
King James Bible
I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.
Darby Bible Translation
I write to you, children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.
World English Bible
I write to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.
Young's Literal Translation
I write to you, little children, because the sins have been forgiven you through his name;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:12 I have written to you, beloved children - Thus St. John bespeaks all to whom he writes. But from the thirteenth to 1John 2:13 - 27 the twentyseventh verse , he divides them particularly into fathers, young men, and little children. Because your sins are forgiven you - As if he had said, This is the sum of what I have now written. He then proceeds to other things, which are built upon this foundation.
LibraryThe Witness of the Spirit
Discourse I "The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God." Rom. 8:16 1. How many vain men, not understanding what they spake, neither whereof they affirmed, have wrested this Scripture to the great loss if not the destruction of their souls! How many have mistaken the voice of their own imagination for this witness of the Spirit of God, and thence idly presumed they were the children of God while they were doing the works of the devil! These are truly and properly …
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions
A Bundle of Myrrh
In Him: Like Him
What God is to Us.
"Brothers, listen! We are here to proclaim that through this man Jesus there is forgiveness for your sins.
1 Corinthians 6:11
Some of you were once like that. But you were cleansed; you were made holy; you were made right with God by calling on the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.
1 John 2:1
My dear children, I am writing this to you so that you will not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate who pleads our case before the Father. He is Jesus Christ, the one who is truly righteous.
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