Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.

Bible References

Was

1 John 3:16
By this we have known love, because he laid down his life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.
John 3:16
For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that every one believing in him may not perish but have eternal life.
Romans 5:8
but God commends his love to us, that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us;
Romans 8:32
He who spared not his Son, but gave him up for us all, how shall he not also with him freely give us all things?

God sent

1 John 4:10
In this is love; not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son a propitiation for our sins.
Luke 4:18
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor; he has sent me to proclaim a release to the captives, and a recovery of sight to the blind, to send the oppressed away free,
John 5:23
that all should honor the Son as they honor the Father. He that honors not the Son honors not the Father that sent him.
John 6:29
Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God; to believe on him whom he has sent.
John 8:29
and he having sent me is with me, he has not left me alone, for I always do the things which please him.

Only

Mark 12:6
Having yet one beloved son, he sent him last to them, saying, They will reverence my son.
John 1:14
And the Word became flesh and tabernacled with us and we beheld his glory, a glory as of an only child with a father, full of grace and truth.
John 3:18
He that believes in him is not judged; but he that believes not has been judged already; because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.
Hebrews 1:5
For to which of the angels said he at any time, You are my Son, to-day have I begotten you? And again, I will be to him a Father and he shall be to me a Son?

General references

Matthew 22:40
On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
Luke 19:10
for the Son of man has come to seek and save the lost.
John 15:13
No man has greater love than this, that one should give his life for his friends.
Hebrews 13:1
Let brotherly love continue.