and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.
"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many."
"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.
Beyond all these things put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity.
how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
The LORD smelled the soothing aroma; and the LORD said to Himself, "I will never again curse the ground on account of man, for the intent of man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will never again destroy every living thing, as I have done.
For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,
For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing;
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,
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.
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--
'Its entrails, however, and its legs he shall wash with water And the priest shall offer up in smoke all of it on the altar for a burnt offering, an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the LORD.
'The entrails, however, and the legs he shall wash with water. And the priest shall offer all of it, and offer it up in smoke on the altar; it is a burnt offering, an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the LORD.
'Then he shall tear it by its wings, but shall not sever it And the priest shall offer it up in smoke on the altar on the wood which is on the fire; it is a burnt offering, an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the LORD.
'The priest shall offer them up in smoke on the altar as food, an offering by fire for a soothing aroma; all fat is the LORD'S.
"I am the living bread that came down out of heaven; if anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread also which I will give for the life of the world is My flesh."
"This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.
He who was delivered over because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification.
But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us.
For if because of food your brother is hurt, you are no longer walking according to love Do not destroy with your food him for whom Christ died.
Clean out the old leaven so that you may be a new lump, just as you are in fact unleavened. For Christ our Passover also has been sacrificed.
Let all that you do be done in love.
For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;
who gave Himself for our sins so that He might rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,
so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love,
and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.
with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,
but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,
Now as to the love of the brethren, you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another;
Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.
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.
Therefore He is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.
Therefore it was necessary for the copies of the things in the heavens to be cleansed with these, but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
By this will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.
For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps,
Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.
For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;
We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.
If someone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.
And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy are You to take the book and to break its seals; for You were slain, and purchased for God with Your blood men from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.