1 John 4:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
God Is Love
7 Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
1 John 4:16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
16 So we have known and believe the love that God has for us.
God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them.