Dear friends, let us love each other, because love comes from God. 13 This is how we know that we live in him and he in us: He has given us of his Spirit. What one is, the other is. Two things are specified here: 2.1 The God we have to love. Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God, and he who loves is born of God and knows God. Principle: “A true friend shows love at all times, and is a brother who is born for times of distress.” —Proverbs 17:17. The cry of the human soul has always been to be loved faithfully, deeply, and completely. 1 John 5:1 Context. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. Treasury of Scripture. Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born … If a man say, I love God, and hates his brother, he is a liar: for he that loves not his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen? Those who love are God’s children and they know God. Beloved, let us love one another. Beloved, let’s love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves has been born of God, and knows God. And since God is love then we, his followers, who are born of God, will also love. Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular. In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him." 35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Verse 7. And every one who loves is born of God and knows God. Love for God (philotheia) is associated with the concepts of worship, and devotions towards God.The Greek term theophilia means the love or favour of God, and theophilos means friend of God, originally in the sense of being loved by God or loved by the gods; but is today sometimes understood in the sense of showing love for God. God. "Beloved, let us love one another; for Love is of God, and everyone that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. "No man has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us. Love comes from God. Long before the earth was created or any rules had been set, God was Father. 9 The light of God’s love shined within us when he sent his matchless Son into the world so that we might live through him. 8 The one who doesn’t love has yet to know God, for God is love. Everyone who loves has become a child of God and knows God. Everyone who loves has become God’s child and knows God. No one who remains in Him keeps on sinning. God loves us, so we must love one another. Song of Solomon 3:4. He, she, it, they, them, same. One who loves shows that one is a child of God and knows God, for God’s very being is love; one without love is without God. Are my friends also friends of Jehovah and Jesus? Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God, and all who love are fathered by God and know God. A true Christian, one saved by love and filled with God's love, must live in love toward God and others. Fatherly love is who He is — not just on Sundays when He’s had a sit down, but in eternity; long before the world began. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. No one who continues to sin has seen Him or known Him. If any man love God, the same is known of him. - God is Love, and love is the surest test of birth from God. 95. NET Bible The person who has my commandments and obeys them is the one who loves me. 1 Corinthians 2:9 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. Perhaps from agan; to love. Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Therefore when John says that God is love, he means that love is as much a part of God's nature as the Holy Spirit is part of God's nature. Everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. Write me as one that loves his fellow men." Loved ones, let us love one another, for love is from God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. Psalm 17:3 Thou hast proved mine heart; thou hast visited me in the night; thou hast tried me, and shalt find nothing; I am purposed that my mouth shall not transgress.