"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."
"But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for "death to keep its hold on him."
Thanking the Lord for forgiveness of sin, rebirth through Christ and a daily renewal.
"Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell."
"No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him, and I will raise him up at the last day."
"He is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for to him all are alive."