Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Jesus answered them, "People who are healthy do not need a doctor, but [only] sick people do.
"Which one of you who has a hundred sheep, and loses one of them, would not leave the ninety-nine in a deserted place and go looking for the lost one until he finds it?
She is going to have a son and you should name Him Jesus, for He is the One who will save His people from their sins."
When Jesus heard this, He said, "People who are healthy do not need a doctor; but [only] sick people do.
But [rather] go to the lost sheep of the people of Israel.
He answered them, "I was sent only to the straying sheep of the Israelites."
For the Son of man came to save those who were lost.]}]}
For while we were still helpless, at [just] the proper time, Christ died for ungodly people.
1 Timothy 1:13
[even] though I had previously spoken against Christ, and persecuted [Christians] and acted outrageously. However, I obtained mercy because I acted out of ignorance, not believing [in Christ].
So, He is also able to save completely those people who approach God through Him, since He lives forever to intercede [i.e., to plead to God] on their behalf.
1 John 4:9
Here is the way God's love for us was demonstrated; He sent His one and only Son into the world so that we could have [spiritual] life through Him.