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A Bit Backwards

April 6, 2008 Leave a comment

The Zondervan NIV Bible Commentary (NT vol. 2) points out that verse two is surprising: “This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands.”

What would you expect John to say here, dear Reader? Why has he phrased his thought in this way?

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