Columbia Community Bible Church

We are a InFaith Community Bible Church with a mission: to enable people, empowered by the Spirit to love others because Jesus first loved them.

Why Did Jesus Die For Us:
That We Might Go Deeper

Scripture References
All Scriptures NIV unless otherwise noted.

Jesus Died That We Might Go Deeper

Prov. 15:33, NASB, “Before honor comes humility.”

1 Pet. 3:18 “… Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God.”

What We Must Do To Go Deeper

1 Chron. 16:11 “Look to the Lord and his strength; seek His face always.”

Jam. 4:8, NASB, “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.”

Ps. 37:4 “Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart.”

Rom. 8:5 “… those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.”

2 Tim. 2:15 “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.”

Jam. 5:16, KJV, “… The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.”

Mt. 16:24 “Then Jesus said to His disciples, ‘If anyone would come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.’ “

1 Pet. 4:3 “… he does not live the rest of his earthly life for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God.”

Col. 1:10-12 “… live a life worthy of the Lord and may please Him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to His glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and joyfully giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the kingdom of light.”


Jam. 4:7 “Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”