27 And as for you, the anointing which you received from him remains in you, and you do not have need that anyone teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all things, and is true and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, you reside[a] in him.

God’s Children

28 And now, little children, remain in him, so that whenever he is revealed we may have confidence and not be put to shame before him at his coming. 29 If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone[b] who practices righteousness has been fathered by him.

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  1. 1 John 2:27 By form the verb could also be imperative: “just as it has taught you, reside in him”
  2. 1 John 2:29 Some manuscripts have “everyone also”