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 Win Us Over

Scripture References
All Scriptures NIV unless otherwise noted.


Ps. 34:8, KJV, “O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in Him.”

1 Jn. 1:1-3 “That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched — this we proclaim concerning the Word of life. The life appeared; we have seen it and testify to it, and we proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and has appeared to us. We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us.”

Jer. 31:3 “The Lord appeared to us in the past, saying: ‘I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness.”

1 Jn. 4:19, “We love [God and others], because He first loved us.”

Jn. 3:16-17, “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. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him.”

Dt. 7:7-8a “The Lord did not set His affection on you and choose you because you were more numerous than other peoples, for you were the fewest of all peoples. But it was because the Lord loved you …”

Eph. 2:4-5, “… because of His great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions — it is by grace you have been saved.”

What It Looks Like To Be Won Over By God

2 Tim. 2:25-26, “Those who oppose [… the Lord’s servant, the Lord’s servant] … must gently instruct, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth, and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will.”

Mt. 6:24a “No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other.”

Jam. 4:10 “Humble yourselves before the Lord, and He will lift you up.”

2 Cor. 10:6, TLB, “… surrender to Christ.”

Rom. 6:19b, KJV, “… yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.”

Jam. 4:7a “Submit yourselves, then, to God. …”

Jn. 15:10, “If you obey My commands, you will remain in My love, just as I have obeyed My Father's commands and remain in His love.”

Prov. 16:3 “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.”

Lk. 23:46, “… Jesus called out with a loud voice, ‘Father, into your hands I commit My spirit.’ ”

Prov. 11:30 “The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise.”

1 Cor. 9:19-22, NASB, “For though I am free from all men, I have made myself a slave to all, that I might win the more. And to the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might win Jews; to those who are under the Law, as under the Law, though not being myself under the Law, that I might win those who are under the Law; to those who are without law, as without law, though not being without the law of God but under the law of Christ, that I might win those who are without law. To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, that I may by all means save some.”

1 Pt. 2:2-3 “Like newborn babies, [by craving the] … pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good.”

Jn. 15:13, “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.”

2 Cor. 5:14a “… Christ's love compels us, …”

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