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Lazarus and his sisters loved by the Lord Jesus

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Bible verses on love when you are grieving for the death of a loved one.

‘I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live’

John 11:15

As I was reading John’s Gospel, Chapter 11 in the Amplified Bible, I gained fresh insight into how tenderly Jesus cared for Martha and Mary whilst they were grieving for their brother Lazarus.
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God’s creative power and God’s pre-eminence – John 1:3-4

Nature picture of butterflies and mice. God's creative power and pre-eminence John 1:3-4
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An inspirational Bible verse of faith

All things were made through him. Without him was not anything made that has been made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

John 1:3-4

This Bible verse is found in John’s Gospel. It comes after:

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

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If you love me you will keep my commandments – John 14:13

If you love me, keep my commandments. John 14 15
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It is easy to love Jesus when you know what He has done for us

“If you love me, keep my commandments”.

John 14:13

In chapters 14 to 17 of John’s Gospel Jesus is speaking to His disciples and to future Christian believers who would come to faith later. In some ways, He is bequeathing an inheritance by laying down many truths and blessings to come after His imminent death and resurrection. One promise is for answered prayer. Jesus says, if you ask anything in my Name, I will do it. He also promises to pray that the Father would send the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of Truth, who will lead us in all truth.

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In the beginning was the word and the word was with God John 1: 1

John 1: 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
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An inspirational Bible verse of faith

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 1: 1

This Bible verse is found in John’s Gospel – the very first verse.

The next verse speaks of God’s creative power and His preeminence and pre-existence before our known Universe.

 He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.  And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. (John 1:1-4) Continue reading In the beginning was the word and the word was with God John 1: 1

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The thief comes to kill, steal and destroy – Jesus came to bring us life John 10:10

John 10: 10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
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A comforting Bible verse of encouragement

The thief only comes to steal, kill, and destroy. I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.  I am the good shepherd – the good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.

John 10: 7-10

This Bible verse  is a scripture about God’s protection. It is found in John’s Gospel chapter 10.

Jesus says that He is our good Shepherd and also that He is the Door – the door to salvation.

Jesus uses a parable to describe how a true shepherd cares for his sheep and the sheep know His voice and the shepherd knows each of their names. He also says that a good shepherd goes ahead of the sheep and leads them.

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