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1 John 4:17 New King James Version (NKJV)

The Consummation of Love

17 Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness in the day of judgment; because as He is, so are we in this world.

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1 John 4:12 New King James Version (NKJV)

Seeing God Through Love

12 No one has seen God at any time. If we love one another, God abides in us, and His love has been perfected in us.

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1 John 2:28 New King James Version (NKJV)

The Children of God

28 And now, little children, abide in Him, that [a]when He appears, we may have confidence and not be ashamed before Him at His coming.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 John 2:28 NU if
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1 John 2:5 New King James Version (NKJV)

But whoever keeps His word, truly the love of God [a]is perfected in him. By this we know that we are in Him.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 John 2:5 has been completed
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1 John 3:3 New King James Version (NKJV)

And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.

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1 John 3:1 New King James Version (NKJV)

The Command to Love

Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of [a]God! Therefore the world does not know [b]us, because it did not know Him.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 John 3:1 NU adds And we are.
  2. 1 John 3:1 M you
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Romans 8:29 New King James Version (NKJV)

29 For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren.

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1 John 3:19-21 New King James Version (NKJV)

19 And by this we [a]know that we are of the truth, and shall [b]assure our hearts before Him. 20 For if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things. 21 Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence toward God.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 John 3:19 NU shall know
  2. 1 John 3:19 persuade, set at rest
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John 15:20 New King James Version (NKJV)

20 Remember the word that I said to you, ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you. If they kept My word, they will keep yours also.

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1 Peter 4:13-14 New King James Version (NKJV)

13 but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy. 14 If you are [a]reproached for the name of Christ, blessed are you, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests upon you. [b]On their part He is blasphemed, but on your part He is glorified.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Peter 4:14 insulted or reviled
  2. 1 Peter 4:14 NU omits the rest of v. 14.
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1 Peter 4:1-3 New King James Version (NKJV)

Christ’s Example to Be Followed

Therefore, since Christ suffered [a]for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind, for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, that he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh for the lusts of men, but for the will of God. For we have spent enough of our past [b]lifetime in doing the will of the Gentiles—when we walked in lewdness, lusts, drunkenness, revelries, drinking parties, and abominable idolatries.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Peter 4:1 NU omits for us
  2. 1 Peter 4:3 NU time
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James 2:22 New King James Version (NKJV)

22 Do you see that faith was working together with his works, and by works faith was made [a]perfect?

Footnotes:

  1. James 2:22 complete
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Matthew 10:25 New King James Version (NKJV)

25 It is enough for a disciple that he be like his teacher, and a servant like his master. If they have called the master of the house [a]Beelzebub, how much more will they call those of his household!

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 10:25 NU, M Beelzebul; a Philistine deity, 2 Kin. 1:2, 3
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2 Peter 3:7 New King James Version (NKJV)

But the heavens and the earth which are now preserved by the same word, are reserved for fire until the day of judgment and [a]perdition of ungodly men.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Peter 3:7 destruction
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2 Peter 2:9 New King James Version (NKJV)

then the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptations and to reserve the unjust under punishment for the day of judgment,

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1 Peter 3:16-18 New King James Version (NKJV)

16 having a good conscience, that when they defame you as evildoers, those who revile your good conduct in Christ may be ashamed. 17 For it is better, if it is the will of God, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil.

Christ’s Suffering and Ours

18 For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring [a]us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive by the Spirit,

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Peter 3:18 NU, M you
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James 2:13 New King James Version (NKJV)

13 For judgment is without mercy to the one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

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Hebrews 12:2-3 New King James Version (NKJV)

looking unto Jesus, the [a]author and [b]finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

The Discipline of God

For consider Him who endured such hostility from sinners against Himself, lest you become weary and discouraged in your souls.

Footnotes:

  1. Hebrews 12:2 originator
  2. Hebrews 12:2 perfecter
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Matthew 12:36 New King James Version (NKJV)

36 But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment.

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Matthew 11:24 New King James Version (NKJV)

24 But I say to you that it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment than for you.”

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Matthew 11:22 New King James Version (NKJV)

22 But I say to you, it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment than for you.

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Matthew 10:15 New King James Version (NKJV)

15 Assuredly, I say to you, it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city!

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