Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

General references

Bible References

Commendeth

Romans 5:20
The law came along to multiply the trespass. But where sin multiplied, grace multiplied even more
Romans 3:5
But if our unrighteousness highlights God’s righteousness, what are we to say? I use a human argument: Is God unrighteous to inflict wrath?
John 15:13
No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.
Ephesians 1:6
to the praise of His glorious grace that He favored us with in the Beloved.
Ephesians 2:7
so that in the coming ages He might display the immeasurable riches of His grace through His kindness to us in Christ Jesus.
1 Timothy 1:16
But I received mercy for this reason, so that in me, the worst of them, Christ Jesus might demonstrate His extraordinary patience as an example to those who would believe in Him for eternal life.

In that

Isaiah 53:6
We all went astray like sheep;
we all have turned to our own way;
and the Lord has punished Him
for the iniquity of us all.
1 Peter 3:18
For Christ also suffered for sins once for all,
the righteous for the unrighteous,
that He might bring you to God,
after being put to death in the fleshly realm
but made alive in the spiritual realm.
1 John 3:16
This is how we have come to know love: He laid down His life for us. We should also lay down our lives for our brothers.
1 John 4:9
God’s love was revealed among us in this way: God sent His One and Only Son into the world so that we might live through Him.

General references

Numbers 7:15
one young bull, one ram, and one male lamb a year old, for a burnt offering;
John 15:13
No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.

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