Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
1 John 3:16
In this we know his love, that He laid down his life for us: and we should be ready to lay down our lives for the brethren.
For God so loved the world, that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on Him might not perish, but have everlasting life:
But God recommendeth his love towards us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
He that spared not his own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him freely give us all things?
1 John 4:10
Herein is love; not that we loved God, but that He loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins.
"The spirit of the Lord is upon me to the end, for which He hath anointed me: He hath sent me to publish good tidings to the poor, to heal the broken-hearted, to proclaim deliverance to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to release them that are bruised,
that all men may honour the Son, even as they honour the Father: he, that honoureth not the Son, honoureth not the Father that sent Him.
Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on Him, whom He hath sent.
And He that sent me, is with me: the Father hath not left me alone; for I always do the things that are pleasing to Him.
Having yet therefore one Son, his beloved, he sent him also at last unto them, saying, they will reverence my Son.
And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, being full of grace and truth: and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only-begotten of the Father.
He that believeth on Him is not condemned: but he that believeth not, is already condemned; because he hath not believed on the name of the only-begotten Son of God.
For to which of the angels did He ever say, "Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee?" and again, "I will be to Him a Father, and He shall be to me a Son?"
On these two precepts depend all the law and the prophets.
For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
Greater love hath no one than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends:
Let brotherly love continue.