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If God gives us enough grace so that we don't have to sin (1 Corinthians 10:13), then why do we still sin (1 John 1:8-10, 2:1-2)?

There are several matters here that should be teased out. Sinless?? We find a few references to sinless existence: 1 John 3:6 - No one who remains in Him keeps on sinning. No one who continues to sin ...
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How do we reconcile 1 John 5:18 with 1 Peter 5:8-9?

The difference bwteen thse two texts, 1 John 5:18 and 1 Peter 5:8, 9 is the difference between what could be called "internal temptations" vs "external temptations". Let me ...
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How do we reconcile 1 John 5:18 with 1 Peter 5:8-9?

Simple answer - they are different ages. “We know that no one who is born of God sins; but He who was born of God keeps him, and the evil one does not touch him.” ‭‭1 John‬ ‭5:18‬ ‭ “Be of sober ...
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Is the use of ἀγάπη (agape) and ἀγαπάω (agapao) evidence the Gospel and Letters of John were written from Ephesus?

I love my dad. I always showed love to my dad. These sentences are very different. In fact, they do show the differences between agape and agapao. Christ asked why do you say you love Me (paraphrased) ...
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1st John 1:1 “Word of Life” is this “Jesus” or the “Scripture”?

In answer to your question? Jesus Christ is "The Word of Life" not only here at 1 John 1:1 but at John 1:1-4 backs it up, specifically John 1:4. "In Him was life, and the life was the ...
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1st John 1:1 “Word of Life” is this “Jesus” or the “Scripture”?

The answer to who or what is the "Word of Life" in 1 John 1:1 is actually answered earlier in the same verse. John prefaces this title with the following: that which is from the beginning -...
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1st John 1:1 “Word of Life” is this “Jesus” or the “Scripture”?

References in the Gospel of John, including the Prolegomena (1:1-18) point to Jesus himself. The neuter is John emphasizing that Jesus came in the flesh. 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection ...
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1st John 1:1 “Word of Life” is this “Jesus” or the “Scripture”?

Is this “Jesus” or the “Scripture”? Neither. We know from John 1 that 'the logos was made flesh' - this occurred ~2000 years ago when Mary conceived and gave birth. This same logos is mentioned by ...
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