John 10:11; John 10:15; John 10:17; John 10:24; John 12:25; John 12:27; John 13:37-38; John 15:13
I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.
As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.
Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again.
Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly.
He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.
Now is my soul troubled ; and what shall I say ? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour.
Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy sake.
Jesus answered him, Wilt thou lay down thy life for my sake? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, The cock shall not crow , till thou hast denied me thrice.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.