scripture references are in the New International Version (NIV)
unless otherwise noted.
How Great is God’s Love For You
2 Sam. 9:5-7 “Then King David sent and brought him [Mephibosheth] from the house of Machir the son of Ammiel, at Lo-debar. And Mephibosheth the son of Jonathan, son of Saul, came to David and fell on his face and paid homage. And David said, ‘Mephibosheth!’ And he answered, ‘Behold, I am your servant.’ And David said to him, ‘Do not fear, for I will show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan, and I will restore to you all the land of Saul your father, and you shall eat at my table always.’ ”
1 Jn. 3:1, NASB, “See how great a love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called children of God; and such we are.”
1 Jn. 3:1, NIV, “How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God!”
1 Jn. 3:2, “… when He appears, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is.”
1 Jn. 3:3, “… everyone who has this hope in Him …”
How Great Is Our Love For God?
1 Jn. 4:19, KJV, “We love Him, because He first loved us.”
1 Jn. 3:3, NASB, “… everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.”
2 Sam. 9:8, “And he [Mephibosheth] paid homage and said, ‘What is your servant, that you should show regard for a dead dog such as I?'”