You know that He appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.
He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.
and the life was manifested, and we have seen and testify and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was manifested to us—
The next day he *saw Jesus coming to him and *said, “Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
Otherwise, He would have needed to suffer often since the foundation of the world; but now once at the consummation of the ages He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.
For He was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has appeared in these last times for the sake of you
who committed no sin, nor was any deceit found in His mouth;
Surely our griefs He Himself bore, And our sorrows He carried; Yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken, Smitten of God, and afflicted.
Take words with you and return to the Lord. Say to Him, “ Take away all iniquity And receive us graciously, That we may present the fruit of our lips.
She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.”
And we indeed are suffering justly, for we are receiving what we deserve for our deeds; but this man has done nothing wrong.”
Now when the centurion saw what had happened, he began praising God, saying, “Certainly this man was innocent.”
I did not recognize Him, but so that He might be manifested to Israel, I came baptizing in water.”
Which one of you convicts Me of sin? If I speak truth, why do you not believe Me?
I will not speak much more with you, for the ruler of the world is coming, and he has nothing in Me;
being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus;
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,
It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.
By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.
who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.
And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power. When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.
For it was fitting for us to have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners and exalted above the heavens;
and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed.
For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;
but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.
My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous;
By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him.
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood—