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1 John 3 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

For to this end had He come, that, being Himself pure from sin,[291]

1 John 3:1 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

And so it will be becoming for `the sons of God'[20]

1 John 3:1 - NIV, NAB - in Lactantius Divine Institutes Book VI

But if this is done by those who do not know the truth, how much more ought we to do it, who are able to give true precepts,[14]

1 John 3:2 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On the Resurrection of the Flesh

In like manner John says: "And it doth not yet appear what we shall be: we know, however, that when He shall be manifest, we shall be like Him."[154]

1 John 3:2 - NIV, NAB - in Origen de Principiis Book III

Now, that such is the case, the Apostle John points out more clearly and unmistakeably, when he makes this declaration: "Little children, we do not yet know what we shall be; but if a revelation be made to us from the Saviour, ye will say, without any doubt, we shall be like Him."[405]

1 John 3:2 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Against Celsus Book IV

And, lastly, because "it doth not yet appear what we shall be; but we know that when He shall appear, we shall be like God, and shall see Him as He is."[121]

1 John 3:3 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Monogamy

Accordingly he says more manifestly: "And every (man) who hath this hope in Him maketh himself chaste, just as Himself withal is chaste."[16]

1 John 3:3 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

and accordingly, "he who is being born of God doeth not sin, because the seed of God abideth in him; and he cannot sin, because he hath been born of God. Herein are manifest the sons of God and the sons of the devil."[249]

1 John 3:7 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Ignatius to the Ephesians

are of God, while all other things which are requisite for a holy life follow after them. No man [truly] making a profession of faith sinneth;[99]

1 John 3:9 - NIV, NAB - in Shepherd of Hermas Commandment Fourth

And therefore I say to you, that if any one is tempted by the devil, and sins after that great and holy calling. in which the Lord has called His people to everlasting life,[13]

1 John 3:10 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

is not of God,"[250]

1 John 3:10 - NIV, NAB - in Dubious Hippolytus Fragments

and the beloved of Christ, in harmony with him, cries, "The children of the devil are manifest;[34]

1 John 3:10 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

For he who hateth his brother is a murderer; and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him."[381]

1 John 3:14 - NIV, NAB - in Shepherd of Hermas Similitude Sixth

These have been perverted from the truth: among them there is the hope of repentance, by which it is possible to live. Corruption, then, has a hope of a kind of renewal,[7]

1 John 3:14 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Who is the Rich Man that Shall Be Saved?

And if we owe our lives to the brethren, and have made such a mutual compact with the Saviour, why should we any more hoard and shut up worldly goods, which are beggarly, foreign to us and transitory? Shall we shut up from each other what after a little shall be the property of the fire? Divinely and weightily John says," He that loveth not his brother is a murderer,"[67]

1 John 3:15 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Idolatry

even in a word of curse or of reproach, and in every impulse of anger, and in the neglect of charity toward a brother just as John teaches,[8]

1 John 3:15 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise IV On the Lord's Prayer

with the Lord in the day of judgment; but the quarrelsome and disunited, and he who has not peace with his brethren, in accordance with what the blessed apostle and the Holy Scripture testifies, even if he have been slain for the name of Christ, shall not be able to escape the crime of fraternal dissension, because, as it is written, "He who hateth his brother is a murderer "[66]

1 John 3:15 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise X On Jealousy and Envy

e darkness of jealousy? why do you enfold yourself in the cloud of malice? why do you quench all the light of peace and charity in the blindness of envy? why do you return to the devil, whom you had renounced? why do you stand like Cain? For that he who is jealous of his brother, and has him in hatred, is bound by the guilt of homicide, the Apostle John declares in his epistle, saying, "Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer; and ye know that no murderer hath life abiding in him."[24]

1 John 3:16 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Scorpiace

John, in fact, exhorts us to lay down our lives even for our brethren,[81]

1 John 3:16 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian De Fuga in Persecutione

too, that ye may be able to quench the darts of the devil, when doubtless ye resist him, and sustain his assaults in their utmost force. Accordingly John also teaches that we must lay down our lives for the brethren;[40]

1 John 3:17 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise VIII On Works and Alms

"Whoso," says he, "hath this world's goods, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him? "[50]

1 John 3:17 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

Of this same matter in the Epistle of John: "Whoso hath this world's substance, and seeth his brother desiring, and shutteth up his bowels from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him? "[370]

1 John 3:18 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book IV

"Little children, let us not love in word, or in tongue," says John, teaching them to be perfect, "but in deed and in truth; hereby shall we know that we are of the truth."[143]

1 John 3:19 - NIV, NAB - in Shepherd of Hermas Commandment Third

How then can I live, since I have acted thus? "And he said to me, "Your feelings are indeed right and sound, for you ought as a servant of God to have walked in truth, and not to have joined an evil conscience with the spirit of truth, nor to have caused sadness to the holy and true Spirit."[5]

1 John 3:20 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian A Treatise on the Soul

and John says, "By his own heart is each man condemned; "[103]