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QUESTION: What brings more joy in heaven than 99 just men?

Luke 15:1-10 Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him. And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.

And he spake this parable unto them, saying, What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it? And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing. And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost. I say unto you, that likewise JOY shall be in heaven over one sinner THAT REPENTETH, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.

Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it? And when she hath found it, he calleth her friends and her neighbours together, saying, Rejoice with me; for I have found the piece which I had lost. Likewise, I say unto you, there is JOY in the presence of the angels of God over one SINNER that REPENTETH.

II Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, NOT WILLING THAT ANY SHOULD PERISH, but that all should come to REPENTANCE.

ANSWER: A sinner who repents and trusts in Jesus Christ as his Saviour.

NOTE: There is total and absolute forgiveness of sin in Jesus Christ, apart from Jesus Christ there is NO forgiveness of sin.



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Вторник, Июль 22nd, 2014 at 14:58
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