Christian Purity
1 John 3:6
Whoever stays in him sins not: whoever sins has not seen him, neither known him.

This deliverance does not imply the annihilation of the reward tendency to sin, so that we shall no longer find it in us as a force against which we have to watch and to contend. For, if Christ, by His own presence and power in our hearts, gives us complete and constant victory over the hostile force within us, so that it no longer consciously moulds our acts, or words, or thoughts, we are already saved from all polluting power of sin. A tendency to evil which is every moment trodden underfoot will cause us no spiritual shame.

(J. A. Beet, D. D.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: Whosoever abideth in him sinneth not: whosoever sinneth hath not seen him, neither known him.

WEB: Whoever remains in him doesn't sin. Whoever sins hasn't seen him, neither knows him.

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