What Was Heard, Seen, and Touched
1That ⚓which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have ⚓seen with our eyes, ⚓which we have looked upon, and ⚓our hands have handled, concerning the ⚓Word of life—
2⚓the life ⚓was manifested, and we have seen, ⚓and bear witness, and declare to you that eternal life which was ⚓with the Father and was manifested to us—
3that which we have seen and heard we declare to you, that you also may have fellowship with us; and truly our fellowship is⚓with the Father and with His Son Jesus Christ.
4And these things we write to you ⚓that your joy may be full.
Fellowship with Him and One Another
5⚓This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that ⚓God is light and in Him is no darkness at all.
6⚓If we say that we have fellowship with Him, and walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth.
7But if we ⚓walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and ⚓the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin.
8If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
9If we ⚓confess our sins, He is ⚓faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to ⚓cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
10If we say that we have not sinned, we ⚓make Him a liar, and His word is not in us.