8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

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      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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          17 This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment: In this world we are like Jesus.

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              18 There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.

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