1 John 2:3; 1 John 2:5; 1 John 3:22; 1 John 3:24; 1 John 5:2; 1 John 5:3

And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we bkeep his commandments.

but whoever dkeeps his word, in him truly ethe love of God is perfected. fBy this we may know that we are in him:

22 and mwhatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and ndo what pleases him.

24 rWhoever keeps his commandments abides in God,1 and God2 in him. And sby this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit whom he has given us.

nBy this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.

For othis is the love of God, that we pkeep his commandments. And qhis commandments are not burdensome.