Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
Moreover the law entered that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound,
And if our iniquity commends the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Shall for this reason God be unjust who sends punishment? (I speak as a man.)
Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his soul for his friends.
to the praise of the glory of his grace, in which he has made us accepted in the beloved;
That in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
1 Timothy 1:16
But for this cause I was received unto mercy that in me first, Jesus Christ might show forth all clemency, for an example to those who should hereafter believe in him for eternal life.
All we like sheep have become lost; we have turned each one to his own way; and the LORD transposed in him the iniquity of us all.
1 Peter 3:18
For the Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in spirit,
1 John 3:16
In this we have known the charity of God because he laid down his life for us; we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
1 John 4:9
In this was the charity of God demonstrated in us, in that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.