By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him. Amplified® Darby I.S.V. No one who abides in Him sins; no one who sins has seen Him or knows Him. 1 John 4:8, NASB: "The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love." God's love in us starts to be perfected. Search using our Online Bible by Topic, Verse Reference or Phrase. The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love. We’ll send you a new verse every day to download or share. Love's Importance and Source. For Permission to Quote Information visit. The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. 1 JOHN 4:8 « 1 John 3 | 1 John 4 | 1 John 5 ». Overcoming the World. This would be tyranny except for one simple fact: Everything God does, whether seemingly arbitrary or not, is motivated by love. And that is very comforting indeed. The syntax means the two words "God" and "love" are not interchangeable. BLB Searches. The two cannot be separated. N.A.S.B. Yet, we cannot have that love until we first come to know Him. He who rejects Me and does not receive My sayings, has one who judges him; the word I spoke is what will judge him at the last day. Jonah 4 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB) Strong's. Search the Bible. 1 John 5:8, KJV: "And there are three that bear witness in earth, the spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one." Consider also the following quote from John Ritenbaugh's 1992 sermon, “Do You See God?”: We are beginning to see an application to you and me. Special attention has been given to the rendering of verb tenses to give the English reader a rendering as close as possible to the sense of the original Greek and Hebrew texts. He is a living, dynamic, and powerful Being whose personality has multiple facets. A strong relationship with God is critical to attaining eternal life, and the strength of that relationship depends upon an accurate understanding of who He is—His nature. 15 Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God. 1 John 4:8-9 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 8 The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love. 1 John 4:8–10 8 The one who does not love does not know God, for a God is love. Only because we believe that God loves no one more than us, and for this reason, we will know that what we are enduring is for our good and will bring about His purpose. Verse. 1 John 3:4-8 NASB1995. 4 And He had to pass through Samaria. Only God is wise enough to allow us to go through a desperately needed trial while simultaneously using it to accomplish His other purposes as well. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. 1 Therefore when the Lord knew that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John 2 (although Jesus Himself was not baptizing, but His disciples were), 3 He left Judea and went away again into Galilee. Tools. Sign up for the Verse of the Day. New American Standard Bible, while preserving the literal accuracy of the 1901 American Standard Version has sought to render grammar and terminology in contemporary English. Paragraph. We can conclude that what one knows about the true God Himself and how one uses that knowledge are the two most important issues in life. Copy Options. He then forgives us because we repent. Listen to the Bible . NET RSV ASV YLT DBY WEB HNV. This is also an act of divine love. Red Letter. The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love. Also included links to commentaries, concordances, dictionaries, encyclopedia and lexicons. Consider that God has created humanity physically in His image (Genesis 1:26), and further, is re-creating those whom He has called into His spiritual image (II Corinthians 3:18). To that end, we have the written Word of God to guide us as it reveals the true nature of God. Because of His love for us, He will allow us to face trials because we need them to perfect us. 1 John 4 - Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. If He rules, He rules in love. God Is Love - Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love. 1 John 4 - Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. Cite Share Print. K.J.V. 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