1 John 2:3

3 1By this we know that we have come to 2know Him, if we 3keep His commandments.

1 John 2:3 In-Context

1 My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous;
2 and He Himself is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world.
3 By this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments.
4 The one who says, "I have come to know Him," and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him;
5 but whoever keeps His word, in him the love of God has truly been perfected. By this we know that we are in Him:

Cross References 3

  • 1. 1 John 2:5; 1 John 3:24; 1 John 4:13; 1 John 5:2
  • 2. 1 John 2:4; 1 John 3:6; 1 John 4:7
  • 3. John 14:15; John 15:10; 1 John 3:22, 24; 1 John 5:3; Revelation 12:17; Revelation 14:12
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