Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jesus replied to them,
“The healthy don’t need a doctor, but the sick do.
“What man among you, who has 100 sheep and loses one of them, does not leave the 99 in the open field and go after the lost one until he finds it?
“I will seek the lost,
bring back the strays, bandage the injured, and strengthen the weak, but I will destroy the fat and the strong. I will shepherd them with justice.
She will give birth to a son, and you are to name Him Jesus,
because He will save His people from their sins.”
But when He heard this, He said,
“Those who are well don’t need a doctor, but the sick do.
Instead, go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
“I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”
[For the Son of Man has come to save the lost.]
For while we were still helpless, at the appointed moment,
Christ died for the ungodly.
1 Timothy 1:13
one who was formerly a blasphemer,
a persecutor, and an arrogant man. But I received mercy because I acted out of ignorance in unbelief.
Therefore, He is always able to save
those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to intercede for them.
1 John 4:9
God’s love was revealed among us in this way:
God sent His One and Only Son into the world so that we might live through Him.