In this we have known the love, that He laid down His soul in our behalf; and we ought to lay down our souls in behalf of the brethren.
For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that every one who believes on Him should not perish, but have eternal life;
But God commendeth His own love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
But even if I am offered as a libation upon the sacrifice and ministry of your faith, I rejoice, and I rejoice with you all;
even as the Father knoweth Me, and I know the Father; and I lay down My soul for the sheep.
A new commandment I give to you, that ye love one another; even as I loved you, that ye love one another.
This is My commandment, that ye love one another, even as I loved you.
Take heed to yourselves, and to all the flock in which the Holy Spirit appointed you overseers, to shepherd the assembly of God, which He purchased with His own blood.
and walk in love, as Christ also loved you, and delivered Himself up for you, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odor of sweet smell.
looking for the blissful hope and appearing of the glory of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ;
In this was manifested the love of God in us, that God hath sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we may live through Him.
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful Witness, the First-born of the dead, and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him Who loveth, and loosed us from our sins in His own blood,
even as the Son of Man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give His soul a ransom for many."
who, for my soul, laid down their own necks; to whom not only I give thanks, but also all the assemblies of the gentiles;
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ also loved the assembly, and delivered Himself up for it,
because, for the work of Christ, he came near to death; imperiling his soul, that he might fill up your lack of ministry toward me.
knowing that, not with perishable things, with silver or gold, were ye redeemed from your vain course of life handed down from your fathers;
Who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live to righteousness; by Whose bruise ye were healed.
because Christ also suffered for sins once, a Righteous One in behalf of the unrighteous, 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, "Worthy art Thou to take the book, and to open its seals; because Thou wast slain, and didst redeem to God, by Thy blood, some of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;