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Assurance in What God Reveals

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“Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.”  1 John 4:17 (KJV)
In a word study of the above verse, I was certain as I began, that my efforts would make the text clearer and afterwards I would walk away with a new truth to be treasured in my heart.   Instead, the activity of picking apart the above verse, has given me reassurance of a truth I already understood (always a nice thing to uncover) but brought with it a perplexing question, completely unrelated to the verse I set out to study – let me explain.
As you can see, the above verse is from the King James Version of the bible.  Below you will also find the same verse from the New King James Version (my preferred version to read), the New International Version, and the New American Standard Bible – all four of which are the most widely used bible translations in the English speaking world.
“Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have bold…

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