"Jesus...he that shall save his people from their sins" Matt. 1:21 "Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners" 1 Tim. 1:15 "The Son of man came...to give his life a ransom for many" Matt. 20:28 "Christ..once for all died for sins...in order to bring us to God" 1 Pet. 3:18 (Weymouth) Christ "loveth us, and loosed us from our sins by his blood" Rev. 1:5 Christ "wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation" Rev. 5:9 (KJV) Christ "through his own blood, entered in once for all into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption." Heb.9:12 "feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood." Acts 20:28 (KJV) “Much more then, being now justified by his blood, shall we be saved from the wrath of God through him. For if, while we were enemies, we were reconciled to God through the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, shall we be saved by his life;” Rom. 5:9-10 Christ "loved the church, and gave himself up for it" Eph. 5:25 " to all whom thou hast given him [Christ], he should give eternal life." Jo 17:2 Christ "I pray not for the world, but for those whom thou hast given me; for they are thine" Jo 17:9 “For God so loved the world [not just the Jews, Rev5:9 above], that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on him should not perish, but have eternal life.” Jo 3:16 “for by grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not of works, that no man should glory.” Eph 2:8-9 All quotes are American Standard Version 1901 unless noted otherwise. Read these in context, in your translation of choice. Listen to God, not to man!