1 John 4:17
By this a is love perfected with us, so that b we may have confidence for the day of judgment, because c as he is so also are we in this world.
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1 John 2:5
But whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him:
1 John 2:28
And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he appears we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his coming.
1 John 3:21
Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God.
1 John 3:1
See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.