1 John 1 The Word of Life. 2. 2 He was present originally with God. The Amplified Bible 1 John 5:14. 1 My little children (believers, dear ones), I am writing you these things so that you will not sin and violate Godâs law. 2 Peter: The Amplified Bible: 2 John. The Amplified Bible 1 John 2:27. But if anyone should sin, we have an Advocate (One Who will intercede for us) with the Father--[it is] Jesus Christ [the all] righteous [upright, just, Who conforms to the Father's will in every purpose, thought, and action]. Amplified© Bible; 1 John 2 1 John 2. 1 In the beginning [before all time] was the Word ( Christ), and the Word was with God, and the Word was God  Himself. Christ Is Our Advocate. 1 BELOVED, DO not put faith in every spirit, but prove (test) the spirits to discover whether they proceed from God; for many false prophets have gone forth into the world. 1 John 5 Amplified Bible (AMP) Overcoming the World. 4 In Him was Life, and the Life was the Light of men. 1My little children (believers, dear ones), I am writing you these things so that you will not sin and violate Godâs law. The Amplified Bible 1 John. 1 MY LITTLE children, I write you these things so that you may not violate God's law and sin. 1 John 2. John 1 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC). 1 John 2 Christ Our Advocate. 2 My little children (believers, dear ones), I am writing you these things so that you will not sin and violate Godâs law. 1 John 2 Amplified Bible (AMP) Christ Is Our Advocate. Recipients, Author and Time of Writing. 5 Everyone who believes [with a deep, abiding trust in the fact] that Jesus is the Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed) is born of God [that is, reborn from aboveâspiritually transformed, renewed, and set apart for His purpose], and everyone who loves the Father also loves  the child born of Him. Christ Is Our Advocate. 4 Beloved, do not believe every spirit [speaking through a self-proclaimed prophet]; instead test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets and teachers have gone out into the world. But as for you, the anointing (the sacred appointment, the unction) which you received from Him abides [ permanently] in you; [so] then you have no need that anyone should instruct you. Chapter 1: Chapter 2: Chapter 3: Chapter 4: Chapter 5: Book Overview - 1 John. 1 John 4 Amplified Bible (AMP) Testing the Spirits. 1 John 1 Amplified Bible (AMP) Introduction, The Incarnate Word. 1 [WE ARE writing] about the Word of Life [ 1 in] Him Who existed from the beginning, Whom we have heard, Whom we have seen with our [own] eyes, Whom we have gazed upon [for ourselves] and have touched with our [own] hands. 3 All things were made and came into existence through Him; and without Him was not even one thing made that has come into being. 1. And this is the confidence (the assurance, the privilege of boldness) which we have in Him: [we are sure] that if we ask anything (make any request) according to His will (in agreement with His own plan), He listens to and hears us.