Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.
And it came to pass in those days that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.
Do I desire perchance the death of the wicked? said the Lord GOD, Shall he not live if he should leave his ways?
Say unto them, As I live, said the Lord GOD, I do not desire the death of the wicked but that the wicked turn from his way and that he live; turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in the heavens their angels always behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens.
And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye, for I know that ye seek Jesus, who was crucified.
But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors and brought them forth and said,
He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him and saying unto him, Cornelius.
Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth in service for the love of those who are the heirs of saving health?
And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and of the animals and of the elders; and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands;
Therefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much; but to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.
I tell you, No; but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.
2 Chronicles 33:13
and when he prayed unto him, he was heard; for he heard his supplication and brought him again to Jerusalem into his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew that the LORD was God.
Even so it is not the will of your Father who is in the heavens that one of these little ones should perish.
When they heard these things, they were silent and glorified God, saying, Then God has also granted repentance unto life to the Gentiles.
2 Corinthians 7:10
For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation, of which there is no need to repented; but the sorrow of the world works death.
Perhaps for this, he departed from you for a season, that thou should have him again forever,