New Living Translation
But the person who loves God is the one whom God recognizes.
King James Bible
But if any man love God, the same is known of him.
Darby Bible Translation
But if any one love God, he is known of him):
World English Bible
But if anyone loves God, the same is known by him.
Young's Literal Translation
and if any one doth love God, this one hath been known by Him.
1 Corinthians 8:3 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:3 He is known - That is, approved, by him. Psalm 1:6.
LibraryThe Work of the Holy Spirit Distinguished.
"And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters."--Gen. i. 2. What, in general, is the work of the Holy Spirit as distinguished from that of the Father and of the Son? Not that every believer needs to know these distinctions in all particulars. The existence of faith does not depend upon intellectual distinctions. The main question is not whether we can distinguish the work of the Father from that of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, but whether we have experienced their gracious operations. …
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit
The Monk Nilus.
On the Opinion of Dionysius.
Instruction for the Ignorant:
1 Kings 3:3
Solomon loved the LORD and followed all the decrees of his father, David, except that Solomon, too, offered sacrifices and burned incense at the local places of worship.
For the LORD watches over the path of the godly, but the path of the wicked leads to destruction.
"I knew you before I formed you in your mother's womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations."
"From among all the families on the earth, I have been intimate with you alone. That is why I must punish you for all your sins."
For God knew his people in advance, and he chose them to become like his Son, so that his Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.
No, God has not rejected his own people, whom he chose from the very beginning. Do you realize what the Scriptures say about this? Elijah the prophet complained to God about the people of Israel and said,
1 Corinthians 13:12
Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God now knows me completely.
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