Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another

And this is his command: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and to love one another as he commanded us … 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 and sisters. Continue reading

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The greatest … is love

But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. For we know in part and we prophesy in part, but when completeness comes, what is in part disappears. Continue reading

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Serve one another humbly in love

Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other. … Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart. Continue reading

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Love never fails

If I speak in human or angelic tongues, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal.  Continue reading

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All the holy ones are in your hand

“Can I not do with you … as this potter does?” declares the LORD. “Like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in my hand. … See now that I myself am He! There is no god besides me. I put to death and I bring to life, I have wounded and I will heal, and no one can deliver out of my hand.” Continue reading

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I have engraved you on the palms of my hands

I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand. I and the Father are one. Continue reading

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Who then can be saved?

But Israel will be saved by the LORD with an everlasting salvation; you will never be put to shame or disgraced, to ages everlasting. … Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise. … How then can we be saved? … Turn to me and be saved, all you ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is no other. … And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. Continue reading

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Your faith has saved you

Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. Continue reading

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To you they cried out and were saved

In you they trusted and were not put to shame.  … The Lord protects the unwary; when I was brought low, he saved me. Continue reading

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I no longer call you servants

A servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you. Continue reading

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