1 John 3:18-24 NIV

18 Dear children,1 let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth.2

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19 This then is how we know that we belong to the truth, and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence
20 whenever our hearts condemn us. For God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything.
21 Dear friends,3 if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God4

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22 and receive from him anything we ask,5 because we obey his commands6 and do what pleases him.7

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23 And this is his command: to believe8 in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ,9 and to love one another as he commanded us.10

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24 Those who obey his commands11 live in him,12 and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.13

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