Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep, and loses one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness, and go in search of the one that is lost, until he finds it?
For the Son of Man has come to search for what was lost and to save it."
Have I no right to do what I please with what is mine? Or do you begrudge my generosity?'
Then law slipped in, and multiplied the offense. But greatly as sin multiplied, God's mercy has far surpassed it,
1 Timothy 1:15
It is a trustworthy saying, entitled to the fullest acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. And I am the foremost of them,
Therefore, he is able to save forever all who come to God through him, because he lives and intercedes for them forever.
And if I go and make it ready, I will come back and take you with me, so that you may be where I am.
Father, I wish to have those whom you have given me with me where I am, to see my glory that you have given me, for you loved me before the creation of the world.
I am undecided between the two, for I long to depart and be with Christ, for that is far, far better,
Let everyone who can hear listen to what the Spirit says to the churches. I will permit him who is victorious to eat the fruit of the tree of life that stands in the Paradise of God.'