21 “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord!’ will enter the kingdom of heaven,(A) but only the one who does the will(B) of My Father in heaven.(C)

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34 “I give you a new command: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you must also love one another. 35 By this all people will know that you are My disciples, if you have love(A) for one another.”

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12 This is My command: Love one another as I have loved(A) you. 13 No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life(B) for his friends. 14 You are My friends if you do what I command you. 15 I do not call you slaves anymore, because a slave doesn’t know what his master[a](C) is doing. I have called you friends, because I have made known to you everything I have heard from My Father. 16 You did not choose Me, but I chose you.(D) I appointed you that you should go out and produce fruit and that your fruit should remain, so that whatever you ask(E) the Father in My name,(F) He will give you.(G) 17 This is what I command you: Love one another.

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Footnotes

  1. John 15:15 Or lord

22 But(A) be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. 23 Because if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man looking at his own face[a] in a mirror. 24 For he looks at himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. 25 But the one who looks intently into the perfect law of freedom and perseveres in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but one who does good works—this person will be blessed in what he does.(B)

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  1. James 1:23 Lit at the face of his birth

Faith and Works

14 What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can his faith[a] save him?

15 If a brother or sister is without clothes and lacks daily food 16 and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, keep warm, and eat well,” but you don’t give them what the body needs, what good is it?(A) 17 In the same way faith, if it doesn’t have works, is dead by itself.

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Footnotes

  1. James 2:14 Or Can faith, or Can that faith, or Can such faith

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