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 Jesus Came To Die For Us:
To Give Up His Life For Us

Scripture References
All Scriptures NIV unless otherwise noted.

What Jesus Gave Up For Us

Phil. 2:6-7, NASB, “… although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped [selfishly held on to], but emptied Himself, …”

Phil. 2:7-8 “… emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself …”

Jn. 10:32 "I have shown you many great miracles from the Father.”

Acts 2:22 “Men of Israel, listen to this: Jesus of Nazareth was a man accredited by God to you by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did among you through Him, …”

Mt. 27:50 “… when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, He gave up His spirit.”

1 Tim. 2:5-6 “… there is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself as a ransom for all men — the testimony given in its proper time.”

Titus 2:13-14, Jesus “… gave Himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for Himself a people that are His very own, eager to do what is good.”

Jn. 3:16 “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

Heb. 9:14 “How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, so that we may serve the living God!”

What God Wants Us To Give Up For Jesus

Rom. 12:1 “Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God — this is your spiritual act of worship.”

Lk. 14:33 “In the same way, any of you who does not give up everything he has cannot be My disciple.”

Mt. 22:37-38 “ 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment.”

1 Thess. 1:4 “For we know, brothers loved by God, that He has chosen you, …”

Heb. 5:9 “… having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation, …”

Mt. 5:14 “ ‘You are the light of the world.’ ”

2 Cor. 5:20, “We are therefore Christ's ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us. We implore you on Christ's behalf: Be reconciled to God.”


Heb. 7:26-27, NASB, “For it was fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners and exalted above the heavens; who does not need daily, like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices, first for His own sins, and then for the sins of the people, because this He did once for all when He offered up Himself.”