Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.@1 John
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Horatius Bonar (1808-1889)

Horatius Bonar, in Supplement of the Baptist Psalms and Hymns, 1880.

Glovernia Alfred H. Brewer, in Hymns Ancient and Modern, 1916 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Belovèd, let us love: love is of God;
In God alone hath love its true abode.

Belovèd, let us love: for they who love,
They only, are His sons, born from above.

Belovèd, let us love: for love is rest,
And he who loveth not abides unblest.

Belovèd, let us love: for love is light,
And he who loveth not dwelleth in night.

Belovèd, let us love: for only thus
Shall we behold that God who loveth us.