Declarations from 1, 2 & 3 John
Chapter 1: I declare that I have fellowship with God. I live in spiritual light, and practice the truth. The blood of Jesus cleanses me from all sin. I confess my sin and Jesus forgives me.
Chapter 2: I declare that I obey God’s commandments. I live as Jesus did, by loving others. I live in the light and don’t cause others to stumble.
I declare that my sins are forgiven. I personally know Jesus Christ and the Father, who existed from the beginning. I have won my battle with the evil one, and I am strong. God’s word lives in my heart.
I declare that I love God more than the things of this world. This pleases Him, and I know that I will live forever.
I declare that the Holy One has given me His Spirit, and I know the truth. I know the difference between truth and lies. The Spirit teaches me everything I need to know.
Chapter 3: I declare that I am God’s child, and He loves me so much. There is no sin in Jesus, and as I continue to live Him I will not sin.
I declare that I love others. I show compassions to those in need. My actions show that I belong to the truth. I will stand confidently before God. Because I don’t feel guilty I can come to God with bold confidence. I can receive from Him whatever I ask because I obey Him and do the things that please Him.
I declare that I believe in the name of Jesus Christ. I love others. I obey God’s commandments and remain in fellowship with Him. God gave me His Spirit and He lives in me.
Chapter 4: I declare that I belong to God. The Spirit who lives in me is greater than the spirit who lives in the world. By loving others, God’s love is brought to full expression in me.
I declare that Jesus is the Son of God, He lives in me and I live in Him. As I continue to live in God my love grows more perfect. And there is no fear in this perfect love.
Chapter 5: I declare that I love God and His children. I obey His commandments. Through my faith in God I defeat the evils of this world. I achieve victory through my faith in Jesus.
I declare that I have eternal life. God hears me, and gives me whatever I ask for that is pleasing to Him.
I declare that God has given me understanding to know Him. I have fellowship with Him and with Jesus Christ. I fight against anything that tries to take God’s place in my heart.