A reading from the first letter of John.
My little ones,
I am writing this to keep you from sin.
But if anyone should sin,
we have an Advocate with God,
Jesus Christ, an intercessor who is just
Jesus is “the full payment” for our sins,
and not for our sins only,
but for those of the whole world.
We can be sure that we know God
only by keeping the commandments.
Anyone who says, “I know God,”
and does not keep the commandments
is a liar, and refuses to admit the truth.
But when anyone does obey God’s word,
God’s love comes to perfection in them.
The Word of God recorded in the first letter of John.