Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. And hereby - Greek, “by this;” that is, by the fact that we have true love to others, and that we manifest it by a readiness to make sacrifices to do them good. ‘Shall persuade our heart’ of what? 15 For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin. We are saved when and if God chooses to save us. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/znt/1-john-3.html. Comp. 1 John 3:19-24. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. “The singular fixes the thought upon the personal trial in each case” (Westcott). "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". Comp. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! Marvelous to hear from each of you. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. A true Christian does not attempt to conceal the fact that there is much for which his own heart and conscience might justly accuse him but he finds, notwithstanding all this, evidence that he is a child of God, and he is persuaded that all will be well. Is it the affirmation that if we be but sincere we may appeal to God and not be condemned? He will look upon us with larger and other eyes than ours, and make allowance for us all. 1952. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jab/1-john-3.html. αὐτοῦ. It is to the supreme honour of Greek thought that it brought into use that word, which first occurs in the Apocrypha, that word which describes self-knowledge, to describe that voice of God in the heart of man, a prophet in its information, a priest in its sanctions, and a monarch in its imperativeness. John 3:19, CSB: "This is the judgment: The light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil." Your email address will not be published. Ephesians 2:5 says so explicitly. It is the consciousness of a life which leans on the arm of Christ, and keeping His commandments, is so transformed by the spirit of Divine life as to be conscious it is one with God. Romans 8:38 For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come. For the truth makes love also true: 1 John 3:18.— ἔμπροσθεν αὐτοῦ) before Him who knows all things in truth, we shall tranquilize our hearts in prayer: 1 John 3:22.— πείσομεν, we shall tranquilize) so that they shall cease to condemn. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! Two renderings are possible; the primitive meaning persuade (Acts 19:26; Acts 17:4; 2 Corinthians 5:11); or the secondary and consequent sense, assure, quiet, conciliate (Matthew 28:14). He thereby. Thanks for your answer Charlie. All rights reserved. Thank You for this, Lord God. "Commentary on 1 John 3:19". Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. 1871-8. Copyright � Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960. The translation in the New Catholic Bible also follows this pattern of thought: Plummer in his comment on "God knoweth all things ..." has this: Despite the above, however, there is another viewpoint that must be considered. 1 John 3:19-24 New International Version (NIV). Or, on the other hand, is it a word of hope? The self-deceiver, who walks in darkness, hating his brother (1 John 2:11), can quiet his heart, ‘because the darkness has blinded his eyes’: but this is not done ἔμπροσθεν τοῦ Θεοῦ. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist. BibliographyBengel, Johann Albrecht. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cgt/1-john-3.html. As the Rhemish, shall persuade our hearts. (1 John 3:19-20 RSV) In that phrase, "whenever our hearts condemn us," the Apostle John is recognizing that the problem we face is that of a condemning heart, a condemning conscience. 19 And hereby we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before him. Having herein the truth radically, we shall be sure not to love merely in word and tongue. BibliographyZerr, E.M. "Commentary on 1 John 3:19". " There does not seem to be any way of arriving at an absolute certainty on this point, so both viewpoints (and translations) will be presented. Are of the truth; belong to the side of the truth, believe and love it. Blessed result of true love. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. "Commentary on 1 John 3:19". 1 John 3:19. ἐν τούτῳ, in this) Hence depends we know and shall tranquilize; and to this refers, since He is greater, 1 John 3:20.— ἐκ τῆς ἀληθείας, of the truth) Of expresses the beginning or origin: Romans 2:8. 1 John 3:19 German Bible Alphabetical: and are assure at before belong by heart hearts Him his how in is know of our Presence rest set that the then This to truth we will NT Letters: 1 John 3:19 And by this we know that we (1J iJ 1Jn i jn 1 jo) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and … Hereby shall we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our heart before him: because if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.