Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
I tell you that in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.
The young man *said to Him, “All these things I have kept; what am I still lacking?”
And he said to Him, “Teacher, I have kept
all these things from my youth up.”
For I testify about them that they have
a zeal for God, but not in accordance with knowledge.
as to zeal,
a persecutor of the church; as to the righteousness which is in the Law, found blameless.