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.

Loved With A “Well-Pleasing” Love

Scripture References
All Scriptures NIV unless otherwise noted.

God, the Father, delights in His Son, Jesus

Mt. 3:17, KJV, “ ‘This is My beloved Son, in Whom I am well-pleased.’ ”

Jn. 17:24, “… You [Father] loved Me before the creation of the world.”

Isa. 42:1 “Here is My servant, whom I uphold, My chosen one in whom I delight; I will put My Spirit on Him and He will bring justice to the nations.”

Mt. 17:5 “While He was still speaking, a bright cloud enveloped them, and a voice from the cloud said, ‘This is My Son, whom I love; with Him I am well pleased. Listen to Him!”

Ps. 22:8 “He trusts in the Lord; let the Lord rescue Him [Jesus]. Let Him [The Lord, God, Almighty, our Heavenly Father] deliver Him [Jesus], since He [God, our Heavenly Father] delights in Him [Jesus].”

Col. 1:13-14 “For He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son He loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.”

2 Pet. 1:17 “For He received honor and glory from God the Father when the voice came to Him from the Majestic Glory, saying, ‘This is My Son, whom I love; with Him I am well pleased.’ ”

God, the Father, delights in us as His sons and daughters

Eph. 1:4-8 “For He [the Father] chose us in Him [Jesus] before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in His sight. In love He predestined us to be adopted as His sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with His pleasure and will— to the praise of His glorious grace, which He has freely given us in the One He loves. In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God's grace that He lavished on us with all wisdom and understanding.”

1 Jn. 4:19 “We love [Him, God], because He first Loved us.”

Jn. 15:9a “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you.”


2 Cor. 3:18 “And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being changed into His likeness from one degree of glory to another; for this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.”

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