Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace,
2 Thessalonians 1:1
Paul, Silas, and Timothy: To the Church of the Thessalonians which is in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
To all God's loved ones who are in Rome, called to be saints. May grace and peace be granted to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:11
But may our God and Father Himself--and our Lord Jesus--guide us on our way to you;
2 Thessalonians 2:13
And from us thanks are always due to God on your behalf--brethren whom the Lord loves--because God from the beginning has chosen you for salvation through the Spirit's sanctifying influence and your belief in the truth.
For so greatly did God love the world that He gave His only Son, that every one who trusts in Him may not perish but may have the Life of Ages.
Now just before the Feast of the Passover this incident took place. Jesus knew that the time had come for Him to leave this world and go to the Father; and having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the end.
As the Father has loved me, I have also loved you: continue in my love.
But God gives proof of His love to us in Christ's dying for us while we were still sinners.
But God, being rich in mercy, because of the intense love which He bestowed on us,
And live and act lovingly, as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up to death on our behalf as an offering and sacrifice to God, yielding a fragrant odor.
But when the goodness of God our Saviour, and His love to man, dawned upon us, not in consequence of things which we,
1 John 3:16
We know what love is--through Christ's having laid down His life on our behalf; and in the same way we ought to lay down our lives for our brother men.
1 John 4:9
God's love for us has been manifested in that He has sent His only Son into the world so that we may have Life through Him.
and from Jesus Christ, the truthful witness, the first of the dead to be born to Life, and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and has freed us from our sins with His own blood,
I will cause some belonging to Satan's synagogue who say that they themselves are Jews, and are not, but are liars--I will make them come and fall at your feet and know for certain that I have loved you.
On the contrary, we believe that it is by the grace of the Lord Jesus that we, as well as they, shall be saved."
Then, as he had made up his mind to cross over into Greece, the brethren wrote to the disciples in Corinth begging them to give him a kindly welcome. Upon his arrival he rendered valuable help to those who through grace had believed;
But in the case of a man who works, pay is not reckoned a favour but a debt;
through whom also, as the result of faith, we have obtained an introduction into that state of favour with God in which we stand, and we exult in hope of some day sharing in God's glory.
In the same way also at the present time there has come to be a remnant whom God in His grace has selected.