The Command to Love

Behold (A)what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that (B)we should be called children of [a]God! Therefore the world does not know [b]us, (C)because it did not know Him. Beloved, (D)now we are children of God; and (E)it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, (F)we shall be like Him, for (G)we shall see Him as He is. (H)And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.

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  1. 1 John 3:1 NU adds And we are.
  2. 1 John 3:1 M you

20 For (A)our citizenship is in heaven, (B)from which we also (C)eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, 21 (D)who will transform our lowly body that it may be (E)conformed to His glorious body, (F)according to the working by which He is able even to (G)subdue all things to Himself.

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