Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 John 3:23 in English Standard Version "And this is his commandment, that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he has commanded us." Joh 6:29 Jesus answered them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent.” Ac 18:8 Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, together with his entire household. And many of the Corinthians hearing Paul believed and were baptized. 1Jo 2:8 At the same time, it is a new commandment that I am writing to you, which is true in him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true light is already shining. 1Jo 3:11 For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.