Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth little.
When they were unable to make payment, he made the two of them free of their debts. Which of them, now, will have the greater love for him?
And seeing their faith he said, Man, you have forgiveness for your sins.
And the Lord went past before his eyes, saying, The Lord, the Lord, a God full of pity and grace, slow to wrath and great in mercy and faith;
Come now, and let us have an argument together, says the Lord: how may your sins which are red like blood be white as snow? how may their dark purple seem like wool?
Let the sinner give up his way, and the evil-doer his purpose: and let him come back to the Lord, and he will have mercy on him; and to our God, for there is full forgiveness with him.
So that, at the memory of these things, you may be at a loss, never opening your mouth because of your shame; when you have my forgiveness for all you have done, says the Lord.
And I will make you free from all your unclean ways: and at my voice the grain will come up and be increased, and I will not let you be short of food.
He will again have pity on us; he will put our sins under his feet: and you will send all our sins down into the heart of the sea.
Him God has put on high at his right hand, as a Ruler and a Saviour, to give to Israel a change of heart and forgiveness of sins.
And the law came in addition, to make wrongdoing worse; but where there was much sin, there was much more grace:
1 Corinthians 6:9
Have you not knowledge that evil-doers will have no part in the kingdom of God? Have no false ideas about this: no one who goes after the desires of the flesh, or gives worship to images, or is untrue when married, or is less than a man, or makes a wrong use of men,
1 Timothy 1:14
And the grace of our Lord was very great, with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
1 John 1:7
But if we are walking in the light, as he is in the light, we are all united with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son makes us clean from all sin.
Simon, in answer, said, It seems he whose debt was greater. And he said, Your decision is right.
He who has more love for his father or mother than for me is not good enough for me; he who has more love for son or daughter than for me is not good enough for me.
Then when they had taken food, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of John, is your love for me greater than the love of these others? He said to him, Yes, Lord; you are certain of my love for you. He said to him, Then give my lambs food.
2 Corinthians 5:14
For it is the love of Christ which is moving us; because we are of the opinion that if one was put to death for all, then all have undergone death;
Because in Christ Jesus, having circumcision or not having circumcision are equally of no profit; but only faith working through love.
Grace be with all those who have true love for our Lord Jesus Christ.
And my prayer is that you may be increased more and more in knowledge and experience;
1 John 3:18
My little children, do not let our love be in word and in tongue, but let it be in act and in good faith.
1 John 4:19
We have the power of loving, because he first had love for us.
1 John 5:3
For loving God is keeping his laws: and his laws are not hard.