We have come to believe and to know that you are the Holy One of God!”
Now by this we know that we have come to know God: if we keep his commandments.
So then from now on we acknowledge no one from an outward human point of view. Even though we have known Christ from such a human point of view, now we do not know him in that way any longer.
We have come to know love by this: that Jesus laid down his life for us; thus we ought to lay down our lives for our fellow Christians.
Then the Judeans responded, “Now we know you’re possessed by a demon! Both Abraham and the prophets died, and yet you say, ‘If anyone obeys my teaching, he will never experience death.’
And we have come to know and to believe the love that God has in us. God is love, and the one who resides in love resides in God, and God resides in him.