No one has seen God at any time; if we love one another, God abides in us, and His love is perfected in us.
No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.
who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see. To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.
but whoever keeps His word, in him the love of God has truly been perfected. By this we know that we are in Him:
If someone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.
So Jacob named the place Peniel, for he said, “I have seen God face to face, yet my life has been preserved.”
But He said, “You cannot see My face, for no man can see Me and live!”
But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the greatest of these is love.
With him I speak mouth to mouth,
Even openly, and not in dark sayings,
And he beholds the form of the Lord.
Why then were you not afraid
To speak against My servant, against Moses?”
Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as seeing Him who is unseen.
The one who keeps His commandments abides in Him, and He in him. We know by this that He abides in us, by the Spirit whom He has given us.
We are from God; he who knows God listens to us; he who is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.
By this, love is perfected with us, so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment; because as He is, so also are we in this world.