||And we can be sure that we have known him by this: if we observe his commandments.
||Whoever claims that he knows him, and yet does not keep his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.
||But whoever keeps his word, truly in him the charity of God is perfected. And by this we know that we are in him.
||Whoever declares himself to remain in him, ought to walk just as he himself walked.
||Most beloved, I am not writing to you a new commandment, but the old commandment, which you had from the beginning. The old commandment is the Word, which you have heard.
||Then too, I am writing to you a new commandment, which is the Truth in him and in you. For the darkness has passed away, and the true Light is now shining.
||Whoever declares himself to be in the light, and yet hates his brother, is in the darkness even now.
||Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no cause of offense in him.
||But whoever hates his brother is in the darkness, and in darkness he walks, and he does not know where he is going. For the darkness has blinded his eyes.