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Born Again With No Sin
HAZ27: Didn't know there was a debate going on. Very seldom to I read any ones comments, since it has no bearing on my answer. Having been "around the block a few times" have learned that the only thing debating does is confuse the issue and doesn't really answer the question asked. Before answering I always use at least two translations of the Bible, (although The New American Standard Bible is my favorite) plus I use additional references if needed plus make sure what I answer is backed with prayer.
In the reference you cite, (I John 3:4) the key word is "practice" and there is a difference between practicing sin and committing a sin.
Church Practices Great Commisson
Where is he who has BEEN BORN KING OF THE JEWS? "they came ... to worship him".
to kiss the hand to (towards) one, in token of reverence
2. among the Orientals, esp. the Persians, to fall upon the knees and touch the ground with the forehead as an expression of profound reverence
3. in the NT by kneeling or prostration to do homage (to one) or make obeisance, whether in order to express respect or to make supplication
a. used of homage shown to men and beings of superior rank
1. to the Jewish high priests
2. to God
3. to Christ
4. to heavenly beings
5. to demons
the word is not limited to worshiping God.He is a King, that is why they worshiped him.
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