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Question: Please explain sinless perfection.

1 John 3:
v.3) The hope which we have is in being like him when He shall

This passage may not be legitimately cited to sustain the view that
it is possible for a child of God to live above sin here.
     Such a view is opposed to other statements by the same writer
(1 Jno.1:8;2:1).
     Continue to need the cleansing blood of Jesus (1 John 1:7-9).

v.4) This was a sorely needed lesson. Certain heretical sects of
the time (Gnostics) held that their superior knowledge made them
immune from the demands of God's law, and that God would not impute
to them wrongdoing even though their conduct was in conflict with
God's law.

v.5) The purpose of Christ's coming.
Jesus was completely sinless (Jno.7:18, 8:46; 2 Cor. 5:21, Heb.
4:15; 7:26; 9:13;1 Pet. 2:21-23).

v.6) To abide means to settle down and remain, as in one's
permanent home. Tense: "whosoever keeps on abiding."
     Not saying that a Christian is not capable of committing a
single act of sin; this would be in conflict with what has just
been said.
     Key is the tense of the verbs which set forth the action
involved.  The (present) tense indicates action that is in progress
at the present time. Lit. "whosoever continues to abide in Him,
does not keep on sinning." That is not his practice as it was
before his conversion.

     Cf. 1 Cor. 9:27; Phil.3:12. A plan has been provided (1 Jno.

v.8) He who lives a life of habitual sin is of the devil. But cf.

v.9) Doeth no sin: present active indicative of poio, does not keep
on doing sin. The reference here is to persistent, continuous,
willful sin, such as that contemplated  in v. 6.
Seed: Lk. 8:11; Psa.119:11.

cf. Rom. 3:23; Rom. 6:1-6: We are thus no longer to continue in
sin. Not even isolated acts of sin are to be indulged in.

cf. 1 Cor. 10:13.

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