John 15:9-17 CEB

Love each other

9 “As the Father loved me, I too have loved you. Remain in my love.

References for John 15:9

      10 If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I kept my Father's commandments and remain in his love.
      11 I have said these things to you so that my joy will be in you and your joy will be complete.
      12 This is my commandment: love each other just as I have loved you.
      13 No one has greater love than to give up one's life for one's friends.
      14 You are my friends if you do what I command you.
      15 I don't call you servants any longer, because servants don't know what their master is doing. Instead, I call you friends, because everything I heard from my Father I have made known to you.
      16 You didn't choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you could go and produce fruit and so that your fruit could last. As a result, whatever you ask the Father in my name, he will give you.
      17 I give you these commandments so that you can love each other.