We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard,(A) so that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ.(B) We write this(C) to make our[a] joy complete.(D)

Light and Darkness, Sin and Forgiveness

This is the message we have heard(E) from him and declare to you: God is light;(F) in him there is no darkness at all. If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness,(G) we lie and do not live out the truth.(H) But if we walk in the light,(I) as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all[b] sin.(J)

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  1. 1 John 1:4 Some manuscripts your
  2. 1 John 1:7 Or every

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