but whoever (A)follows His word, in him the (B)love of God has truly been perfected. (C)By this we know that we are in Him:

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17 By this, (A)love is perfected with us, so that we may have (B)confidence in (C)the day of judgment; because (D)as He is, we also are in this world. 18 There is no fear in love, but (E)perfect love drives out fear, because fear [a]involves punishment, and the one who fears is not (F)perfected in love. 19 (G)We love, because He first loved us. 20 (H)If someone says, “I love God,” and yet he (I)hates his brother or sister, he is a (J)liar; for (K)the one who does not love his brother and sister whom he has seen, (L)cannot love God, whom he has not seen. 21 And (M)this commandment we have from Him, that the one who loves God (N)must also love his brother and sister.

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