Columbia Community Bible Church

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Jesus Always Loves, He Would Have Us Always Love

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Scripture References

Jesus Always Loves

Jer. 31:3 “… ‘I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness.’ “

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

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.”

Lk. 19:10 “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."

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

Jn. 10:10b “I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”

Phil. 2:6-8 “Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made Himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to death — even death on a cross!”

Rom. 5:8 “While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

2 Cor. 5:21, NASB, “He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.”

Mt. 9:6 “… the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins. . . ."

Lk. 19:10 “… the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."

Mt. 8:5-7 “When Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, asking for help. ‘Lord,’ he said, ‘my servant lies at home paralyzed and in terrible suffering.’ Jesus said to him, ‘I will go and heal him.’ "

Mt. 11:4-6, NASB, “Go and report to John what you hear and see: the blind receive sight and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.”

Phil. 4:13 “I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.”

2 Cor. 4:1 “… through God's mercy we have this ministry, we do not lose heart.”

2 Pet. 3:9 “The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.”

Jesus Would Have Us Always Love

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 Jn. 3:17 “If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?”

Mt. 22:39 “ ‘And the second is like it: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” ‘ “

Mt. 25:38-40 “ ‘When did we see You a stranger and invite You in, or needing clothes and clothe You? When did we see You sick or in prison and go to visit You?' ‘The King will reply, “I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.” ‘ “

Mt. 5:43 “ ‘I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven.’ “

Mt. 18:21-22 “Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, ‘Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?’ Jesus answered, ‘I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.’ “

Gal. 5:22- 23 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faithfulness, meekness, and self discipline ...”

Eph. 4:22, KJV, “With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; …”

Col. 3:12. KJV, “Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; …”

1 Cor. 8:9 “Be careful, however, that the exercise of your freedom does not become a stumbling block to the weak.”

1 Jn 3:16 “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down His life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.”

Jn. 15:7-10 “If you remain in Me and My words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you. This is to My Father's glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be My disciples. As the Father has loved Me, so have I loved you. Now remain in My love. 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.”

Jude 21 “Keep yourselves in God's love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.”

Gal. 2:20b, NASB, “… the life I live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and delivered Himself up for me.”