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Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)

Chapter 4

4:3  And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.

world kosmos = world-system. 1 John 5:4,5,19; John 7:7. (See Scofield "Revelation 13:8") .

4:9  In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.

world

kosmos = mankind. (See Scofield "Matthew 4:8") .

4:10  Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

propitiation

(Greek - hilasmos [i‘lasmo/v] ). (See Scofield "1 John 2:2") .

4:12  No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us.

perfected

(See Scofield "Matthew 5:48") .

4:14  And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world.

Saviour (See Scofield "Romans 1:16") .

world kosmos = mankind. (See Scofield "Matthew 4:8") .

4:18  There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

perfect

(See Scofield "Matthew 5:48") .


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on 1 John 4". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/srn/view.cgi?book=1jo&chapter=004>. 1917.