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 human eye has ever seen God: the only Son, who is in the Father's bosom--He has made Him known.
No one has ever seen the Father--except Him who is from God. He has seen the Father.
You do not know Him, but I know Him perfectly; and were I to deny my knowledge of Him, I should resemble you, and be a liar. On the contrary I do know Him, and I obey His commands.
And, righteous Father, though the world has failed to recognize Thee, I have known Thee, and these have perceived that Thou didst send me.
"All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one fully knows the Son except the Father, nor does any one fully know the Father except the Son and all to whom the Son chooses to reveal Him.
On that same occasion Jesus was filled by the Holy Spirit with rapturous joy. "I give Thee fervent thanks," He exclaimed, "O Father, Lord of Heaven and earth, that Thou hast hidden these things from sages and men of understanding, and hast revealed them to babes. Yes, Father, for such has been Thy gracious will.
And I saw a mighty angel who was exclaiming in a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the book and break its seals?"
"I am the Good Shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his very life for the sheep.
just as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give His life as the redemption-price for many."
who gave Himself to suffer for our sins in order to rescue us from the present wicked age in accordance with the will of our God and Father.
Christ has purchased our freedom from the curse of the Law by becoming accursed for us--because "Cursed is every one who is hanged upon a tree."
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.
1 Timothy 2:5
For there is but one God and but one Mediator between God and men--Christ Jesus, Himself man;
who gave Himself for us to purchase our freedom from all iniquity, and purify for Himself a people who should be specially His own, zealous for doing good works.
1 Peter 2:24
The burden of our sins He Himself carried in His own body to the Cross and bore it there, so that we, having died so far as our sins are concerned, may live righteous lives. By His wounds yours have been healed.
1 Peter 3:18
because Christ also once for all died for sins, the innocent One for the guilty many, in order to bring us to God. He was put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit,
1 John 2:2
and He is an atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
And now they sing a new song. "It is fitting," they say, "that Thou shouldst be the One to take the book And break its seals; Because Thou hast been offered in sacrifice, And hast purchased for God with Thine own blood Some out of every tribe and language and people and nation,
No one has greater love than this--a man laying down his life for his friends.