Now by this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments. (1 John 2:3, EMTV)
B1 If clause
B2 Main clause
B1 Him and His refer to Jesus Christ. See 1 John 2:1.
B2 Keep means to obey.
B3 Commandments refer to the rules that Jesus gave directly or through His Apostles. Here are a few.
C1 7 things we are to abstain from
D1 Idols (Acts 15:20
D2 Fornication (Acts 15:20, 29; 1 Thessalonians 4:2-3)
D3 Strangled meats (Acts 15:20)
D4 Eating blood (Acts 15:20)
D5 Meats offered to idols (Acts: 15:29)
D6 All appearance of evil (1 Thessalonians 5:22)
D7 Fleshly lusts (1 Peter 2:11)
C2 6 Things to lay aside
D1 Wickedness (James 1:21)
D2 All malice (1 Peter 2:1)
D3 All guile (1 Peter 2:1)
D4 All hypocrisies ((1 Peter 2:1)
D5 All envies (1 Peter 2:1)
D6 All evil speaking (1 Peter 2:1)
B1 What is important about keeping His commandments?
B2 When we keep His commandments what does that prove?
B3 Why is it important to know Him?
B4 Is there a way to assure ourselves that we are Christians?
B5 Are these commandments to be obey today?