Your faith in Jesus is precious, and you are loved by Him.

Your faith in Jesus is precious, and you are loved by Him.

“Since you were precious [yaqar] in My sight, you have been honored, and I have loved you” (Isa 43:4)

“that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious [timios] than gold that perishes” (1Pet 1:7)

“And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us” (Eph 5:2)

“By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us.” (1Jn 3:16)

“To Him who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood” (Rev 1:5)

“I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.” (Gal 2:20)

“To those who have obtained like precious [isotimos] faith with us by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ” (2Pet 1:1)

“by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious [timios] promises” (2Pet 1:4)

“Coming to Him as to a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God and precious [entimos]” (1Pet 2:4)

“Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, elect, precious [entimos], and he who believes on Him will by no means be put to shame.” (1Pet 2:6)

“Therefore, to you who believe, He is precious [time]” (1Pet 2:7)

“knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things…but with the precious [timios] blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot.” (1Pet 1:18,19)

“How precious is Your lovingkindness, O God!” (Ps 36:7)

“I drew them with gentle cords, with bands of love” (Hos 11:4)

“Jesus answered and said to him, If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our home with him.” (Jn 14:23)

“Yes, I have loved [ahab] you with an everlasting love [ahabah]; therefore with lovingkindness [chesed] I have drawn you” (Jer 31:3)

Reading: Isa 43-45; 1Cor 11