Bible: 1 John 4:16-19

4:16 And we have come to know and to believe 1  the love that God has in us. 2  God is love, and the one who resides 3  in love resides in God, and God resides in him. 4:17 By this 4  love is perfected with 5  us, so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment, because just as Jesus 6  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. 7  The 8  one who fears punishment 9  has not been perfected in love. 4:19 We love 10  because he loved us first.

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