1 John 3:16-19 NIV

16 This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us.1 And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.2

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17 If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him,3 how can the love of God be in him?4

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18 Dear children,5 let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth.6

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19 This then is how we know that we belong to the truth, and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence