1 John 4:7-16 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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7 Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
8 Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
9 God's love was revealed among us in this way: God sent his only Son into the world so that we might live through him. 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.
10 In this is love, not that we loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins. 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.
11 Beloved, since God loved us so much, we also ought to love one another. 11 Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
12 No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God lives in us, and his love is perfected in us. 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.
13 By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. 13 We know that we live in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.
14 And we have seen and do testify that the Father has sent his Son as the Savior of the world. 14 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world.
15 God abides in those who confess that Jesus is the Son of God, and they abide in God. 15 If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in him and he in God.
16 So we have known and believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them. 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 him.