Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he said, He that shewed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise.
as the son of man came not to be ministred unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for all.
wo unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, who pay tithe of mint, anise, and cummin, but neglect those more important matters of the law, justice, mercy, and fidelity: these were the things ye ought to have practis'd, without neglecting however the other matters.
2 Corinthians 8:9
for you are sensible of the beneficence of our Lord Jesus Christ; powerful as he was, for your sake he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.
Be ye rooted and grounded in social virtue, that you may be able to comprehend with all saints, what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height of this mystery:
for Christ loved us, and for us gave himself an offering and a sacrifice acceptable to God.
but Jesus, who was for a while inferior to the angels by his sufferings and death, we see was crown'd with glory and honour; when by the divine goodness, he had pass'd thro' death for every man.
and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first-born of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth: unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins by his own blood,
for if you only love those, who love you, where's the obligation? the very heathen return love for love.
for I have given you example, that you might behave to one another, as I have to you.
1 Peter 2:21
this will conciliate the divine favour. and this is the condition of your vocation, since Christ himself has suffer'd for us,
1 John 3:16
this is the proof of the divine love, Christ expos'd his life for us: and we ought to expose our lives for the brethren.
1 John 4:10
and what heightens his love, was this, that it was not we who first loved God, but it was he that first loved us, and sent his son to expiate our sins.
1 John 4:11
beloved, if God so loved us, we ought to love one another.