6 We are from God, and whoever knows God listens to us; but whoever is not from God does not listen to us. This is how we recognize the Spirita of truth and the spirit of falsehood.
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    • j 4:6 - Or "spirit"

      God’s Love and Ours

      7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
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      8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
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        • 19 4:8 - ver 7,16
          9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.
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          10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.
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          11 Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
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          12 No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.
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          13 This is how we know that we live in him and he in us: He has given us of his Spirit.
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          14 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world.
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          15 If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in them and they in God.
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          16 And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.
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