11 And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life,(A) and this life is in his Son.(B) 12 Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.(C)

Concluding Affirmations

13 I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God(D) so that you may know that you have eternal life.(E) 14 This is the confidence(F) we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.(G) 15 And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know(H) that we have what we asked of him.(I)

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