Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

General references

Bible References

Joy

Luke 15:32
It was necessary that we should make merry and be glad, for this thy brother was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.
Luke 5:32
I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Matthew 18:13
And if so be that he finds it, verily I say unto you, he rejoices more of that one than of the ninety-nine who did not go astray.

Which

Luke 15:29
And he, answering, said to his father, Behold, these many years I have served thee, neither at any time have I transgressed thy commandment; and yet thou never gavest me a kid that I might make merry with my friends.
Luke 16:15
And he said unto them, Ye are they who justify themselves before men, but God knows your hearts, for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
Luke 18:9
And he spoke this parable unto some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and despised others:
Proverbs 30:12
There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.
Romans 7:9
So that without the law I lived for some time; but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.
Philippians 3:6
concerning zeal, a persecutor of the congregation ; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

General references

Luke 5:32
I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Luke 18:21
And he said, All these things I have kept from my youth up.
Luke 19:10
For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.