2 nBy this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. 1 The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth. 1 John 4:18 - KJV. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not abeen perfected in love. Read this Bible chapter online, click here to read. ESV Pastor's Bible (TruTone, Brown) Imitation Leather, ESV Journaling Bible, Interleaved Edition--Imitation leather with summer garden design, ESV Scripture Journal: New Testament Boxed Set of 19, ESV Journaling Bible, Interleaved Edition (TruTone, Black), Imitation Leather, ESV Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather with Thumb Index. Perfect Love Casts Out Fear from 1 John 4:18 "There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. 28 And now, little children, abide in him, so that twhen he appears uwe may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his vcoming. 1 John 4:18, ESV: "There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear He is the true God and teternal life. 3:11 let us love one another, for love is from God, and # ch. 9 In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. 19 By this we shall know that we are of the truth and reassure our heart before him; There is no fear in love — No slavish or tormenting fear, diffidence, or distrust, can be where love reigns; but perfect, mature love casteth out such fear, because such fear hath torment — And so is inconsistent with the happiness of love. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 24 Let mwhat you heard from the beginning abide in you. 9 xIf we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater, for this is the testimony of God ythat he has borne concerning his Son. 2 zHe is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but aalso for the sins of the whole world. Read verse in English Standard Version But … 4 Beloved, tdo not believe every spirit, but utest the spirits to see whether they are from God, for vmany wfalse prophets xhave gone out into the world. 1 John 3:9–10 9 s No one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God’s 2 seed abides in him; and he cannot keep on sinning, because he has been born of God. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. 1 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 1 John 4:18 English Standard Version (ESV). 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 3 and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. 10 By this it is evident who are the children of God, and who are the children of the devil: whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God, tnor is the one who udoes not love his brother. 22 Who is the liar but khe who denies that Jesus is the Christ? 7 Beloved, jlet us love one another, for love is from God, and kwhoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 5 Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes tthat Jesus is the Son of God? First 30-days on us! By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. 8 # ch. Test the Spirits - Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. 15 bEveryone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that cno murderer has eternal life abiding in him. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. 9 Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, qdoes not have God. 9 Whoever says he is in the light and ohates his brother is still in darkness. 5 And now I ask you, dear lady—hnot as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—ithat we love one another. 15 vDo not love the world or the things in the world. 19 We know that we are from God, and qthe whole world lies in the power of the evil one. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. Whoever confesses the Son has the Father also. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. 10 Whoever believes in the Son of God zhas the testimony in himself. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. And vthe Spirit is the one who testifies, because wthe Spirit is the truth. 21 I write to you, not because you do not know the truth, but because you know it, and because no lie is of the truth. 16 So xwe have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. 1 John 4 English Standard Version (ESV) Test the Spirits. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not a been perfected in love. 4 For reveryone who has been born of God overcomes the world. 17 And zthe world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever. Whoever does not believe God ahas made him a liar, bbecause he has not believed in the testimony that God has borne concerning his Son. 8 the Spirit and the water and the blood; and these three agree. 9 sNo one born of God makes a practice of sinning, for God’s2 seed abides in him; and he cannot keep on sinning, because he has been born of God. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. New Internation Version (NIV) There is no fear in love. 4 Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments cis a liar, and cthe truth is not in him, 18 There is no fear in love, but dperfect love casts out fear. 1 John 4:18 > NIV KJV ESV NKJV. 1 Beloved, t do not believe every spirit, but u test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for v many w false prophets x have gone out into the world. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love." 6 No one who abides in him keeps on sinning; nno one who keeps on sinning has either seen him or known him. Rather, perfect love banishes fear, for fear involves punishment, and the person who lives in fear has not been perfected in love. 2 My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. 2:29 whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. We love because he first loved us. 2 ebecause of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3 fGrace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father’s Son, in truth and love. 3 For I rejoiced greatly when the brothers [] came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth. Read verse in English Standard Version yGod is love, and zwhoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. 6 whoever says he gabides in him hought to walk in the same way in which he walked. Font Size. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not a been perfected in love. 2 John Greeting. 1 John 4:18-19 There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. English Standard Version (ESV). 14 We know that awe have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers. The reason the Son of God appeared was rto destroy the works of the devil. 1:5; John 4:24] God is love. 3:10 Anyone who does not love does not know God, because # ver. 3 John English Standard Version (ESV) Greeting. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. 1 John 4:18 | ESV. Whoever does not love abides in death. yBecause his own deeds were evil and his brother’s righteous. 20 for whenever our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything. 1 John 4:18 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 John 4:18, NIV: "There is no fear in love. kThere is sin that leads to death; lI do not say that one should pray for that. 13 Do not be surprised, brothers,3 zthat the world hates you. 3 And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we bkeep his commandments. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 1 John 4:18–19 18 There is no fear in love, but d perfect love casts out fear. 10 If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, rdo not receive him into your house or give him any greeting, This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and bnow is in the world already. 11 Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 16 If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask, and jGod1 will give him life—to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. 1 John 4:18 ESV. 11 For vthis is the message that you have heard from the beginning, wthat we should love one another. 2 He was in the beginning with God. There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. 17 mAll wrongdoing is sin, but there is sin that does not lead to death. Cancel any time. John 1 English Standard Version (ESV) The Word Became Flesh. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. 7 For lmany deceivers mhave gone out into the world, nthose who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. 20 But you have been hanointed by ithe Holy One, and jyou all have knowledge.4 We love because he first loved us. 3 For othis is the love of God, that we pkeep his commandments. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. 18 Children, ait is the last hour, and as you have heard that bantichrist is coming, so now cmany antichrists have come. 13 The children of your elect sister greet you. John The Word Became Flesh. 23 And this is his commandment, othat we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and plove one another, qjust as he has commanded us. 1 John 4:18–21 18 There is no fear in love, but d perfect love casts out fear. Whoever abides in the teaching qhas both the Father and the Son. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. 12 qNo one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and rhis love is perfected in us. because you know shim who is from the beginning. 3 and every spirit athat does not confess Jesus is not from God. 1 John 4:18 18 There is no fear in love, but d perfect love casts out fear. 15 And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him. 18 There is no fear in love, but (A)perfect love casts out fear. There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. ESV… The one who fears is not made perfect in love." 1 John 4 - ESV: Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. Read 1 John 4 from the ESV Bible online. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. 19 eWe love because he first loved us. 23 lNo one who denies the Son has the Father. wIf anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. And why did he murder him? 7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. English Standard Version Update. But they went out, gthat it might become plain that they all are not of us. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. 1 a The elder to the elect lady and her children, b whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who c know d the truth, 2 e because of the truth that abides in us and will be with us forever: 3 f Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, from God the Father … For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. 1 John 4:18 > NIV KJV ESV NKJV. 10 By this it is evident who are the children of God, and who are the children of the devil: whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God, t nor is the one who u does not love his brother. 14 And this is hthe confidence that we have toward him, that iif we ask anything according to his will he hears us. 7 Little children, olet no one deceive you. And sby this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit whom he has given us. 14 And twe have seen and testify that uthe Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of vthe world. 11 But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness and qwalks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes. 18 Little children, let us not ilove in word or talk but in deed and jin truth. 10 In this is love, onot that we have loved God nbut that he loved us and sent his Son to be pthe propitiation for our sins. 29 If you know that whe is righteous, you may be sure that xeveryone who practices righteousness has been born of him. 12  I am writing to you, little children. 5 eThey are from the world; therefore they speak from the world, and fthe world listens to them. 4 In him was life, [] and the life was the light of men. 18 We know that neveryone who has been born of God does not keep on sinning, but ohe who was born of God pprotects him, and the evil one does not touch him. 4 gI rejoiced greatly to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we were commanded by the Father.