Hereby we have known love, because he has laid down his life for us; and we ought for the brethren to lay down our lives.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only-begotten Son, that whosoever believes on him may not perish, but have life eternal.
but God commends his love to us, in that, we being still sinners, Christ has died for us.
But if also I am poured out as a libation on the sacrifice and ministration of your faith, I rejoice, and rejoice in common with you all.
A new commandment I give to you, that ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
This is my commandment, that ye love one another, as I have loved you.
Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, wherein the Holy Spirit has set you as overseers, to shepherd the assembly of God, which he has purchased with the blood of his own.
and walk in love, even as the Christ loved us, and delivered himself up for us, an offering and sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savour.
awaiting the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Saviour Jesus Christ;
Herein as to us has been manifested the love of God, that God has sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and has washed us from our sins in his blood,
as indeed the Son of man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.
(who for my life staked their own neck; to whom not I only am thankful, but also all the assemblies of the nations,)
Husbands, love your own wives, even as the Christ also loved the assembly, and has delivered himself up for it,
because for the sake of the work he drew near even to death, venturing his life that he might fill up what lacked in your ministration toward me.
knowing that ye have been redeemed, not by corruptible things, as silver or gold, from your vain conversation handed down from your fathers,
who himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, in order that, being dead to sins, we may live to righteousness: by whose stripes ye have been healed.
for Christ indeed has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God; being put to death in flesh, but made alive in the Spirit,
And they sing a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open its seals; because thou hast been slain, and hast redeemed to God, by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,