Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
The law came in besides, that the trespass might abound; but where sin abounded, grace abounded more exceedingly;
But if our unrighteousness commends the righteousness of God, what will we say? Is God unrighteous who inflicts wrath? I speak like men do.
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.
to the praise of the glory of his grace, by which he freely bestowed favor on us in the Beloved,
that in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus;
1 Timothy 1:16
However, for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first, Jesus Christ might display all his patience, for an example of those who were going to believe in him for eternal life.
All we like sheep have gone astray. Everyone has turned to his own way; and Yahweh has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
1 Peter 3:18
Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;
1 John 3:16
By this we know love, because he laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.
1 John 4:9
By this God's love was revealed in us, that God has sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.