That Confession substance of 1 John 4: 4 ” …greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world. “
, is meant either the devil, the prince and god of the world, and who goes up and down in it, dwells in the hearts of the men of it, under whose influence they are, and in whom he works effectually, or antichrist, whose spirit was now in the world, and whose doctrine was propagated by the false teachers, in whom he began to appear;
but he that is in the Saints ( those who followed Jesus with the consciousness of sin ), either God who dwells in them, and their in him
1 John 4: 15 ” All who confess that Jesus is the Son of God have God living in them, and they live in God. “
is mightier than the man of sin, and emissaries, to keep and preserve from all corruptions, and every false way; or Christ, who dwells in their hearts by faith, and is stronger than the strong man armed ( today King Nebuchadnezzar ), and able to save and deliver out of his hands; or the Spirit of God.