You are the beloved of Jesus. He died for you as an act of love.

You are the beloved of Jesus. He died for you as an act of love.

“That Your beloved [yediyd] may be delivered, save with Your right hand, and hear me.” (Ps 60:5)

“Therefore, my beloved and longed-for brethren, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, beloved.” (Phil 4:1)

“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord” (1Cor 15:58)

“Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.” (Eph 5:1)

“But we do all things, beloved, for your edification.” (2Cor 12:19)

“To all who are in Rome, beloved [agapetos] of God, called to be saints” (Rom 1:7)

“Beloved, do not avenge yourselves, but rather give place to wrath; for it is written, Vengeance is Mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” (Rom 12:19)

“I do not write these things to shame you, but as my beloved children I warn you.” (1Cor 4:14)

“Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry.” (1Cor 10:14)

“Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.” (2Cor 7:1)

“Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling” (Phil 2:12)

“So, affectionately longing for you, we were well pleased to impart to you not only the gospel of God, but also our own lives, because you had become dear [agapetos] to us.” (1Thes 2:8)

“But, beloved, we are confident of better things concerning you, yes, things that accompany salvation, though we speak in this manner.” (Heb 6:9)

“Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren.” (Jm 1:16)

“So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath” (Jm 1:19)

“Listen, my beloved brethren: Has God not chosen the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?” (Jm 2:5)

“Beloved, I beg you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul” (1Pet 2:11)

“Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you” (1Pet 4:12)

“Beloved, I now write to you this second epistle (in both of which I stir up your pure minds by way of reminder)” (2Pet 3:1)

“But, beloved, do not forget this one thing, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.” (2Pet 3:8)

“Therefore, beloved, looking forward to these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, without spot and blameless” (2Pet 3:14)

“You therefore, beloved, since you know this beforehand, beware lest you also fall from your own steadfastness, being led away with the error of the wicked” (2Pet 3:17)

“Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is.” (1Jn 3:2)

“Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence toward God.” (1Jn 3:21)

“Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world.” (1Jn 4:1)

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.” (1Jn 4:7)

“Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.” (1Jn 4:11)

“Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. He who does good is of God, but[fn] he who does evil has not seen God.” (3Jn 1:11)

“Beloved, while I was very diligent to write to you concerning our common salvation, I found it necessary to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints” (Jude 1:3)

“But you, beloved, remember the words which were spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Jude 1:17)

“But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit” (Jude 1:20)

“My beloved [dod] speaks and says to me: Arise, my love, my beautiful one, and come away” (Song 2:10)

“I am my beloved’s [dod] and my beloved [dod] is mine” (Song 6:3)

“That Your beloved [yediyd] may be delivered, save with Your right hand, and hear me.” (Ps 108:6)

“For so He gives His beloved [yediyd] sleep.” (Ps 127:2)

“Now let me sing to my Well-beloved [yediyd] a song of my Beloved [dod] regarding His vineyard: my Well-beloved [yediyd] has a vineyard on a very fruitful hill.” (Isa 5:1)

Reading: Ps 60-62; 1Jn 4