1 Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 7 Dear friends, let us love one another,(A) for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. 1 Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, … Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 1 John 4:7: Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. (H) 11 Dear friends,(I) since God so loved us,(J) we also ought to love one another. (D) 9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son(E) into the world that we might live through him. 1 John 4:7New International Version (NIV) God’s Love and Ours 7 Dear friends, let us love one another,for love comes from God. So we need to remember the biblical definition of love. New International Version Update. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! Everyone who loves has been born of Godand knows God. Learn more. NIV 7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. God’s Love and Ours. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. 1 John 4:7 New International Version (NIV) God’s Love and Ours. 5:2, 25; 1 John 4:9-10), I worked out this definition: Biblical love is a self-sacrificing, caring commitment that shows itself in seeking the highest good of the one loved. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. let. 18 There is no fear in love. Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! Font Size. 1 John 4:7-21 New International Version (NIV) God’s Love and Ours 7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. 13 This is how we know(N) that we live in him and he in us: He has given us of his Spirit. (Q) 15 If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God,(R) God lives in them and they in God. 2 This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God: Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, 3 but every spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus is not from God. 1 John 4:7-12 NIV. (O) 14 And we have seen and testify(P) that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. 1 John 4:7, ESV: "Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of … But perfect love drives out fear,(Y) because fear has to do with punishment. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Everyone who loves has been born of God(B)and knows God. 1 John 4:7 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 John 4:7, NIV: "Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God(B) and knows God.