For God so loved the world, that He gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. // John love wins because love came down fully God, fully human, and conquered the grave. Love wins because God loves us.
He died for us on the cross, but He is not there now. For the joy set before Him, He endured the cross. So, Jesus is enjoying that joy that helped Him take our sins upon Him and so should we. The joy of the Lord is our strength.
Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. ( John Cleanse out the old leaven that you may be a new lump, as you really are unleavened. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.