Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Messiah has been born of God,(A) and everyone who loves the Father also loves the one born of Him. This is how we know that we love God’s children when we love God and obey[a] His commands. For this is what love for God is: to keep His commands. Now His commands are not a burden,(B)

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  1. 1 John 5:2 Other mss read keep

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