Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 John 4:10 in English Standard Version "In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins." Ro 5:8 but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Ro 5:10 For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life. 1Jo 2:2 He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world. 1Jo 4:9 In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him.