Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 John 2:5 in English Standard Version "but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him:" Joh 14:23 Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. 1Jo 3:24 Whoever keeps his commandments abides in God, and God in him. And by this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit whom he has given us. 1Jo 4:12 No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us. 1Jo 4:13 By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. 1Jo 5:2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. 1Jo 5:3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.