Here’s the answer: God loves you, not because of who you are or what you’ve done. God loves you because of who he is. Because God is love , and loving undeserving sinners like you and me is what he does best. God’s love even transcends life and death.
Towards the end of the Last Supper, Jesus gives his disciples a new commandment: ” Love one another, as I have loved you By this shall all men know that you are my disciples.” Ephesians 3:17-19 relates the love of Christ to the knowledge of Christ and considers loving Christ to be a necessity for knowing him.
I love Him because in Him we have wisdom, righteousness, sanctification, and redemption. I love Him because He is the way , the truth, and the life, and through Him we can come to the Father. John 14:6: Jesus saith unto him, I am the way , the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Hymn by William Batchelder Bradbury Jesus loves me, this I know , for the Bible tells me so . Little ones to him belong; they are weak, but he is strong.
If you sin again, God will forgive you again. Peter once asked the Lord how many times he must forgive those who sinned against him. “As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but seventy-seven times.” (Matthew 18:22).
The teachings of the Baháʼí Faith hold that the love of God (philanthropia) is the primary reason for human creation, and one of the primary purposes of life. The love of God purifies human hearts and through it humans become transformed and self-sacrificing, as they reflect more the attributes and qualities of God .
Gospel of John The commandment was prefaced in John 13:34 by Jesus telling his remaining disciples, as little children, that he will be with them for only a short time, then will leave them. In the commandment Jesus told the disciples: ” Love one another; as I have loved you”.
For them the death of Jesus was part of a divine plan to save humanity. The death and resurrection of this one man is at the very heart of the Christian faith. For Christians it is through Jesus’s death that people’s broken relationship with God is restored. This is known as the Atonement.
The phrase “one another” is derived from the Greek word allelon which means “one another, each other; mutually, reciprocally.” It occurs 100 times in the New Testament.
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Karl Barth (/bɑːrt, bɑːrθ/; German: [baɐ̯t];10 May 1886 –10 December 1968) was a Swiss Reformed theologian who is most well known for his landmark commentary The Epistle to the Romans (1921) (a.k.a. Romans II), his involvement in the Confessing Church, and authorship of the Barmen Declaration, and especially his