Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.
no man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten son, who is intimate with the father, hath made him known.
not that any man hath seen the father, except him who is come from God, he hath seen the father.
yet ye have not known him, but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I should be a lyar like you: but I know him, and observe his commands.
O righteous father, the world hath not known thee; but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me.
my father has instructed me in every thing: and no one knoweth the son, except the father: nor does any one know the father, except the son, and he to whom the son is pleased to reveal him."
At that very time Jesus fell into a divine transport, and said, "I magnify thee, O father, the Lord of heaven and earth, for having conceal'd these things from the artful and the crafty, whilst thou hast reveal'd them to the unskilful. justly, O father, hast thou thus dispens'd thy favour."
and I saw a powerful angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof."
I am the true pastor: the true pastor exposes his life for the sheep.
as the son of man came not to be ministred unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for all.
that he might deliver us from the vices of this present age, according to the will of God, even our father: to
Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us. (for it is written, " cursed is every one, that hangeth upon a tree.")
for Christ loved us, and for us gave himself an offering and a sacrifice acceptable to God.
1 Timothy 2:5
for there is but one God, and but one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,
who gave himself for us, to redeem us from all iniquity, and qualify us to be his peculiar people, passionately affected to virtue.
1 Peter 2:24
he himself cancel'd our sins by the crucifixion of his body, that we being set free from sin, might live in the service of virtue. it is by his bruises that you were healed:
1 Peter 3:18
for Jesus Christ himself has already suffer'd for our sins, the innocent for the guilty, to bring us to God: who, tho' he died with respect to his body, was rais'd to life by that spirit,
1 John 2:2
he is the the victim that has expiated our sins: and not ours only, but likewise the sins of the whole world.
and they sung a new song, saying, "thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and language, and people, and nation;
there cannot be greater love than that of a man, who lays down his life for his friends.