Bible: 1 John 4:13-21

4:13 By this 1  we know that we reside in God 2  and he in us: in that he has given us of his Spirit. 3  4:14 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son to be the Savior 4  of the world.

4:15 If anyone 5  confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God resides 6  in him and he in God. 4:16 And we have come to know and to believe 7  the love that God has in us. 8  God is love, and the one who resides 9  in love resides in God, and God resides in him. 4:17 By this 10  love is perfected with 11  us, so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment, because just as Jesus 12  is, so also are we in this world. 4:18 There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. 13  The 14  one who fears punishment 15  has not been perfected in love. 4:19 We love 16  because he loved us first.

4:20 If anyone says 17 I love Godand yet 18  hates his fellow Christian, 19  he is a liar, because the one who does not love his fellow Christian 20  whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen. 21  4:21 And the commandment we have from him is this: that 22  the one who loves God should love his fellow Christian 23  too.

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