The one who does not love does not knowGod, for 1God is love.
By this the love of God was manifesteda2in us, that 3God has sent His bonlybegottenSon into the worldso that we might livethrough Him.
In this is love, 4not that we lovedGod, but that 5He loved us and sent His Son to be 6the propitiation for our sins.
117Beloved, ifGodsoloved us, 8we alsoought to loveoneanother.
129Noone has seenGod at anytime ; if we loveoneanother, Godabides in us, and His 10love is perfected in us.
1311By this we know that we abide in Him and He in us, because He has given us of His Spirit.
We have seen and 12testify that the Father has 13sent the Son to be the Savior of the world.
1514Whoeverconfesses that 15Jesus is the Son of God, God16abides in him, and he in God.
1617We have come to know and have believed the lovewhichGodhasc18for us. 19God is love, and the one who 20abides in loveabides in God, and Godabides in him.
By this, 21love is perfected with us, so that we may have22confidence in 23the day of judgment ; because24as He is, so also are we in thisworld.
There is nofear in love ; but 25perfectlovecasts out fear, becausefeardinvolvespunishment, and the one who fears is not 26perfected in love.