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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Bible References

Commendeth

Romans 5:20
And the law entered, that the trespass might abound; but where sin abounded, grace did super-abound;
Romans 3:5
But, if our unrighteousness commends the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous, Who visits with wrath? (I speak after the manner of a man).
John 15:13
Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his soul for his friends.
Ephesians 1:6
to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He graciously bestowed on us in the Beloved;
Ephesians 2:7
that in the ages to come He might show the surpassing riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
1 Timothy 1:16
but for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me, as chief, Christ Jesus might show forth all His longsuffering for an example to those about to believe on Him unto eternal life.

In that

1 Peter 3:18
because Christ also suffered for sins once, a Righteous One in behalf of the unrighteous, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in flesh, but made alive in the Spirit,
1 John 3:16
In this we have known the love, that He laid down His soul in our behalf; and we ought to lay down our souls in behalf of the brethren.
1 John 4:9
In this was manifested the love of God in us, that God hath sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we may live through Him.

General references

John 15:13
Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his soul for his friends.