Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

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Commendeth

Romans 5:20
Now the law came in so that the transgression may increase, but where sin increased, grace multiplied all the more,
Romans 3:5
But if our unrighteousness demonstrates the righteousness of God, what shall we say? The God who inflicts wrath is not unrighteous, is he? (I am speaking in human terms.)
John 15:13
No one has greater love than this -- that one lays down his life for his friends.
Ephesians 1:6
to the praise of the glory of his grace that he has freely bestowed on us in his dearly loved Son.
Ephesians 2:7
to demonstrate in the coming ages the surpassing wealth of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
1 Timothy 1:16
But here is why I was treated with mercy: so that in me as the worst, Christ Jesus could demonstrate his utmost patience, as an example for those who are going to believe in him for eternal life.

In that

Isaiah 53:6
All of us had wandered off like sheep; each of us had strayed off on his own path, but the Lord caused the sin of all of us to attack him.
1 Peter 3:18
Because Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, to bring you to God, by being put to death in the flesh but by being made alive in the spirit.
1 John 3:16
We have come to know love by this: that Jesus laid down his life for us; thus we ought to lay down our lives for our fellow Christians.
1 John 4:9
By this the love of God is revealed in us: that God has sent his one and only Son into the world so that we may live through him.

General references

Numbers 7:15
one young bull, one ram, and one male lamb in its first year, for a burnt offering;
John 15:13
No one has greater love than this -- that one lays down his life for his friends.

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