"And ye know that He was manifested to take away our sins; and in Him is no sin." 1 John 3:5.
What does Christ say of Himself in this respect? "I have kept My Father's commandments, and abide in His love." John 15:10.
If one would abide in Christ, what ought he to do? "He that saith he abideth in Him ought himself also so to walk, even as He walked." 1 John 2:6.
How does James say one may be blessed in his deeds? "But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed." James 1:25.
What is said of those who profess to know the Lord, and yet do not keep His commandments? "He that saith, I know Him, and keepeth not His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him." 1 John 2:4.
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