1 John 5:15
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New Living Translation
And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for.

King James Bible
And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

Darby Bible Translation
And if we know that he hears us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions which we have asked of him.

World English Bible
And if we know that he listens to us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions which we have asked of him.

Young's Literal Translation
and if we have known that He doth hear us, whatever we may ask, we have known that we have the requests that we have requested from Him.

1 John 5:15 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

5:15 We have - Faith anticipates the blessings. The petitions which we asked of him - Even before the event. And when the event comes, we know it comes in answer to our prayer.

1 John 5:15 Parallel Commentaries

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The victory of Faith.
Preached May 5, 1850. THE VICTORY OF FAITH. "For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?"--1 John v. 4-5. There are two words in the system of Christianity which have received a meaning so new, and so emphatic, as to be in a way peculiar to it, and to distinguish it from all other systems of morality and religion; these two words are--the
Frederick W. Robertson—Sermons Preached at Brighton

The victory of Faith
As God shall help me, I shall speak to you of three things to be found in the text. First, the text speaks of a great victory: it says, "This is the victory." Secondly, it mentions a great birth: "Whatsoever is born of God." And, thirdly, it extols a great grace, whereby we overcome the world, "even our faith." I. First, the text speaks of a GREAT VICTORY--the victory of victories--the greatest of all. We know there have been great battles where nations have met in strife, and one has overcome the
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855

Alive or Dead --Which?
We have in the text mention made of certain men who are living, and of others who are dead; and, as the two are put together in the text, we shall close by some observations upon the conduct of those who have life towards those who are destitute of it. I. First, then, CONCERNING THE LIVING. Our text testifies that "He that hath the Son hath life." Of course, by "life" here is meant not mere existence, or natural life; for we all have that whether we have the Son of God or no--in the image of the
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 13: 1867

Faith and Regeneration
It may not be easy to keep these two things in there proper position, but we must aim at it if we would be wise builders. John did so in his teaching. If you turn to the third chapter of his gospel it is very significant that while he records at length our Saviour's exposition of the new birth to Nicodemus, yet in that very same chapter he gives us what is perhaps the plainest piece of gospel in all the Scriptures: "And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

Cross References
1 Kings 3:12
I will give you what you asked for! I will give you a wise and understanding heart such as no one else has had or ever will have!

Proverbs 10:24
The fears of the wicked will be fulfilled; the hopes of the godly will be granted.

1 John 5:18
We know that God's children do not make a practice of sinning, for God's Son holds them securely, and the evil one cannot touch them.

1 John 5:19
We know that we are children of God and that the world around us is under the control of the evil one.

1 John 5:20
And we know that the Son of God has come, and he has given us understanding so that we can know the true God. And now we live in fellowship with the true God because we live in fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ. He is the only true God, and he is eternal life.

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