Bible: 1 John 2:15-27

2:15 Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him, 2:16 because all that is in the world (the desire of the flesh and the desire of the eyes and the arrogance produced by material possessions) 1  is not from the Father, but is from the world. 2:17 And the world is passing away with all its desires, but the person who does the will of God remains 2  forever.

Warning About False Teachers

2:18 Children, it is the last hour, and just as you heard that the antichrist is coming, so now many antichrists 3  have appeared. We know from this that it is the last hour. 2:19 They went out from us, but they did not really belong to us, because if they had belonged to us, they would have remained 4  with us. But 5  they went out from us 6  to demonstrate 7  that all of them do not belong to us. 8 

2:20 Nevertheless you have an anointing from the Holy One, and you all know. 9  2:21 I have not written to you that 10  you do not know the truth, but that 11  you do know it, and that 12  no lie is of the truth. 2:22 Who is the liar but the person who denies that Jesus is the Christ 13 ? This one is the antichrist: the person who denies the Father and the Son. 2:23 Everyone who denies the Son does not have the Father either. The person who confesses the Son has the Father also. 14 

2:24 As for you, what you have heard from the beginning must remain 15  in you. If what you heard from the beginning remains in you, you also will remain in the Son and in the Father. 2:25 Now this 16  is the promise that he 17  himself made to 18  us: eternal life. 19  2:26 These things I have written to you about those who are trying to deceive you. 20 

2:27 Now as for you, the anointing 21  that you received from him 22  resides 23  in you, and you have no need for anyone to teach you. But as his 24  anointing teaches you about all things, it is true and is not a lie. Just as 25  it 26  has taught you, you reside 27  in him.

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