5974 value

5974 value

God places inestimable value on the human soul. He paid the redemption price of the blood of his son Jesus Christ to purchase his own people who are precious to him. Everything that achieves or maintains this relationship is to be valued.

Redemptive values of people, animals and property

Lev 27:1-25 These are the values for recovering or buying back what has been dedicated to God. They were designed to teach the Israelites the great cost of redemption.

The value of Jesus Christ

The betrayal price Mt 26:14-15 pp Mk 14:10-11 pp Lk 22:3-6 See also Jer 32:6-9; Zec 11:12-13; Mt 27:9

His true value Php 3:8 See also Mt 13:44-46; 1Pe 2:4-7

The value of people

They are made in the image of God Ge 1:26-27 Being made in God’s image gives humanity intrinsic worth and dignity. See also Ps 8:3-8; Col 3:10; Heb 2:6-8

The inestimable value of a human soul Ps 49:7-8 See also Mt 16:26 pp Mk 8:37

The redemptive price of a soul 1Pe 1:18-19 See also Mt 20:28 pp Mk 10:45; Ac 20:28; 1Co 6:20; 1Co 7:23; Rev 5:9

The value of God’s people to him 1Pe 2:4 See also Ps 116:15; Isa 43:3-4; Mt 6:26 pp Lk 12:24; Mt 10:31 pp Lk 12:7; Mt 12:12

The value of Christian life and service

Godly character 1Ti 4:8 See also 1Ti 6:6; 1Pe 3:4

Spiritual wisdom Job 28:12-19; Pr 3:13-15; Pr 8:11,19; Pr 16:16; Jas 3:13-17

Steadfast faith 1Pe 1:7 See also Job 23:10

Faithful service Dt 15:18; Mt 10:10 pp Lk 10:7

Good leadership 2Sa 18:3; 1Ti 5:17-18

Friendship 2Sa 1:26 See also 1Th 2:8; Phm 12,16

A good marriage Pr 31:10 See also Pr 12:4; Pr 18:22

See also

2321Christ as redeemer
2378kingdom of God, characteristics
5061sanctity of life
5412money
5776achievement
6720redemption
8020faith
8265godliness
8296love, nature of
8361wisdom
8779materialism
8808riches

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