16 For God so loved the world that he gave* his only Son, so that everyone who believes in … For I am not come to call the just, but sinners. The Douay–Rheims Bible (or Rheims–Douai Bible or Douai Bible) is a translation of the Bible from the Latin Vulgate into English made by members of the English College, Douai, in the service of the Catholic … . Probably, verses 16-21 are John’s comments about Jesus’ words that end at verse 15. My friend then moved to John 3:16 and tied Abraham’s belief to our belief in Christ. NT Gospels: John 3:16 For God so loved the world that (Jhn Jo Jn) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. 2 He was with God in the beginning. . John 3:16-19 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. It has also been called the "Gospel in a nutshell", because it is considered a summary of the central theme of traditional Christianity:. Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man is not come to be ministered unto, but to minister and to give his life a redemption for many. Matthew 9:13 Go then and learn what this meaneth, I will have mercy and not sacrifice. THE FIRST LETTER OF JOHN Early Christian tradition identified this work as a letter of John the apostle. 1 John 3:16 - 3:18. John 3:16 (NLT) - For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. . Much is said today in the name of promoting love. Cancel. 11 For this is the message you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. Bible Language English. 3 For the love of God is this, that we keep his commandments. 2 Corinthians 5:19-21 For God indeed was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself, not imputing to them their sins. New American Standard Version In the apostle John’s writings, this term is used exclusively of Jesus (Joh 3:16, 18; 1Jo 4:9) but never about Jesus’ human birth or existence as a man. 1 You must see what great love the Father has lavished on us by letting us be called God's children -- which is what we are! No wonder this verse is one of the first verses children are taught in Sunday school and backyard Bible clubs. Exchange for another item. It teaches salvation by … 1 John 3:16 Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSVCE) 16 By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. I asked my friend if he had ever looked carefully at the tenses of the action words in John 3:16. Contemporary English VersionWe know what love is because Jesus gave his life for us. 1 There was one of the Pharisees called Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews, 2 who came to Jesus by night and said, 'Rabbi, we know that you have come from God as a teacher; for no one could perform the signs that you do unless God were with him.' You who hate your brother or sister is… . Hereby perceive we the love of God, — This text, as it stands in our version, has generally been mentioned as equivalent to Acts 20:28. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. 1 Peter 1:18 Knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as gold or silver, from your vain conversation of the tradition of your fathers: 1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bore our sins in his body upon the tree: that we, being dead to sins, should live to justice: by whose stripes you were healed. This section of the Catholic Bible contains the complete content of the Book of 3 John, Chapter 1 with numbers and text of individual verses from the Douay Rheims Version of the Catholic Bible. 1 John 3:16 New International Version (NIV) 16 This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. NT Gospels: John 3:16 For God so loved the world that (Jhn Jo Jn) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. Let’s look at the context of John 3:16 Jesus’s conversation with the pharisee Nicodemus – the most famous conversation in the Bible. 5 This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. Commentary on 1 John 3:16-21 (Read 1 John 3:16-21) Here is the condescension, the miracle, the mystery of Divine love, that God would redeem the church with his own blood. So we also ought to give up our lives for our brothers and sisters." NIV: New International Version The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. And he hath placed in us the word of reconciliation. . 4 Whoever sins is guilty of breaking God's law, because sin is a breaking of the law. John 3:16 German Bible. CPDV: Catholic Public Domain Version . 6 So everyone who lives in union with Christ does not continue to sin; but whoever continues to sin has never seen him or known him. Options You Have. 1 a In the beginning was b the Word, and c the Word was with God, and d the Word was God. And so, we must lay down our lives for our brothers. {1:2} And that Life has been made manifest. In 3:16, the cross seems to be in the past (Leon Morris, The Gospel According to John [Eerdmans], p. 228). 1 John 4:11 My dearest, if God hath so loved us, we also ought to love one another. John 15:13 Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down his life for his friends. 2 They will expel you from the synagogues, and indeed the time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is doing a holy service to God. 1 Peter 3:18 Because Christ also died once for our sins, the just for the unjust: that he might offer us to God, being put to death indeed in the flesh, but enlivened in the spirit, Revelation 1:5 And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first begotten of the dead and the prince of the kings of the earth, who hath loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood. Romans 5:8 But God commendeth his charity towards us: because when as yet we were sinners according to the time. 1 John 3:16, NASB: "We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren." Read verse in New International Version 3 They will do these things because they have never known either the Father or me. 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