Bible: 1 John 4:7-13

God is Love

4:7 Dear friends, let us love one another, because 1  love is from God, and everyone who loves 2  has been fathered 3  by God and knows God. 4:8 The person who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 4  4:9 By this 5  the love of God 6  is revealed in us: 7  that God has sent his one and only 8  Son into the world so that we may live through him. 4:10 In this 9  is love: not that 10  we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice 11  for our sins.

4:11 Dear friends, if God so loved us, then 12  we also ought to love one another. 13  4:12 No one has seen God at any time. 14  If we love one another, God resides 15  in us, and his love is perfected in us. 16  4:13 By this 17  we know that we reside in God 18  and he in us: in that he has given us of his Spirit. 19 

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