16#Rom. 5:8; Eph. 2:4; 2 Thess. 2:16; (1 John 4:9, 10; Rev. 1:5)For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten #(Is. 9:6)Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. 17#Matt. 1:21; Luke 9:56; 1 John 4:14For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.