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For our love for God means that we obey his commands. And his commands are not too hard for us,
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For this is the charity of God: That we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not heavy.
Exodus 20:6 And shewing mercy unto thousands to them that love me, and keep my commandments.
Deuteronomy 5:10 And shewing mercy unto many thousands, to them that love me, and keep my commandments.
Deuteronomy 7:9 And thou shalt know that the Lord thy God, he is a strong and faithful God, keeping his covenant and mercy to them that love him, and to them that keep his commandments, unto a thousand generations:
Deuteronomy 10:12,13 And now, Israel, what doth the Lord thy God require of thee, but that thou fear the Lord thy God, and walk in his ways, and love him, and serve the Lord thy God, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul: . . .
Daniel 9:4 And I prayed to the Lord, my God, and I made my confession, and said: I beseech thee, O Lord God, great and terrible, who keepest the covenant, and mercy to them that love thee, and keep thy commandments.
Matthew 12:47-50 And one said unto him: Behold thy mother and thy brethren stand without, seeking thee. . . .
John 14:15 If you love me, keep my commandments.
John 14:21-24 He that hath my commandments and keepeth them; he it is that loveth me. And he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father: and I will love him and will manifest myself to him. . . .
John 15:10,14 If you keep my commandments, you shall abide in my love: as I also have kept my Father's commandments and do abide in his love. . . .
2 John 1:6 And this is charity: That we walk according to his commandments. For this is the commandment that, as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in the same:
Psalm 19:7-11 The law of the Lord is unspotted, converting souls: the testimony of the Lord is faithful, giving wisdom to little ones. . . .
Psalm 119:45,47,48,103,104,127,128,140 And I walked at large: because I have sought after thy commandments. . . .
Proverbs 3:17 She is a tree of life to them that lay hold on her: and he that shall retain her is blessed.
Micah 6:8 I will shew thee, O man, what is good, and what the Lord requireth of thee: Verily to do judgment, and to love mercy, and to walk solicitous with thy God.
Matthew 11:28-30 Come to me all you that labor and are burdened, and I will refresh you. . . .
Romans 7:12,22 Wherefore the law indeed is holy: and the commandment holy and just and good. . . .
Hebrews 8:10 For this is the testament which I will make to the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord: I will give my laws into their mind: and in their heart will I write them. And I will be their God: and they shall be my people.
ContextOvercoming the World
…2In this we know that we love the children of God: when we love God and keep his commandments. 3For this is the charity of God: That we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not heavy. 4For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world. And this is the victory which overcameth the world: Our faith.…
For my yoke is sweet and my burden light.
For they bind heavy and insupportable burdens and lay them on men's shoulders: but with a finger of their own they will not move them.
If you love me, keep my commandments.
He that hath my commandments and keepeth them; he it is that loveth me. And he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father: and I will love him and will manifest myself to him.
Jesus answered and said to him: If any one love me, he will keep my word. And my Father will love him and we will come to him and will make our abode with him.
1 John 2:3
And by this we know that we have known him, if we keep his commandments.
2 John 1:6
And this is charity: That we walk according to his commandments. For this is the commandment that, as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in the same:
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