1 John 5:3 (KJV)
For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.
I want to take this back to 1 John 4:4-6 and the spirit of truth versus the spirit of error.
1 John 4:4-6 (KJV)
Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them.
We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.
- It is God whom we are to love.
- It is God whom we are to believe.
- It is God whom we are to worship.
Anything else is error and antichrist.
But the Word of God is our connection with God. Therefore, we may recognize a good deal about our relationship with God from our attitude concerning the Bible, the Word of God.
- To believe it is of God
- To accept that it is true
- To obey those things it teaches
This is the spirit of truth and it is evidence of an honest love for God.
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