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Who is the True God and Eternal Life?

In the context of 1 Jn 5:20, the phrase “true God” is associated with the Father. And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true But ...
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1 John 2:15 In this context, what is the theological significance and inference of "the Father's love is not in you"?

The first epistle of John presents as a treatise on love, at the heart of which is the love of the Father, a love that is characterized by the desire to redeem that which it loves. It is not love in ...
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1 John 2:15 In this context, what is the theological significance and inference of "the Father's love is not in you"?

This is less complicated than it appears - the answer revolves around the meaning of the Greek accusative, dative and genitive cases. Essentially, 1 John 2:15 presents two objects of love that are ...
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Keep his commandments?

Context is clear. John was addressing Christians to have confidence in Christ, their "advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous" - verse 1. He immediately goes on to say that it ...
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