New Living Translation
And who can win this battle against the world? Only those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God.
King James Bible
Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God?
Darby Bible Translation
Who is he that gets the victory over the world, but he that believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
World English Bible
Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
Young's Literal Translation
who is he who is overcoming the world, if not he who is believing that Jesus is the Son of God?
1 John 5:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:5 Who is he that overcometh the world - That is superior to all worldly care, desire, fear? Every believer, and none else. The seventh verse 1Jo 5:7 (usually so reckoned) is a brief recapitulation of all which has been before advanced concerning the Father, the Son, and the Spirit. It is cited, in conjunction with the sixth and eighth, 1Jo 5:6,8 by Tertullian, Cyprian, and an uninterrupted train of Fathers. And, indeed, what the sun is in the world, what the heart is in a man, what the needle is in the mariner's compass, this verse is in the epistle. By this the sixth, eighth, and ninth verse s 1Jo 5:6,8,9 are indissolubly connected; as will be evident, beyond all contradiction, when they are accurately considered.
LibraryThe 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
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"What do you mean, 'If I can'?" Jesus asked. "Anything is possible if a person believes."
1 John 4:15
All who confess that Jesus is the Son of God have God living in them, and they live in God.
1 John 5:1
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has become a child of God. And everyone who loves the Father loves his children, too.
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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