Jesus loves nothing more than bringing sinners to repentance and showing them the joy of their salvation in Him.

Scripture: Luke 15:1-7

ESV Text: Luke 15:1-7


KJV Text:

(Alt. audio): Chapter: 15

     1 Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him. 2 And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them. 3 And he spake this parable unto them, saying, 4 What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it? 5 And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing. 6 And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost. 7 I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.(KJV)


Hymn: TLH 477, st. 3:
Lord Jesus, Thou the Church’s Head

Hymnary.org — Organ Audio

3. Help us to serve Thee evermore 
With hearts both pure and lowly; 
And may Thy Word, that light divine, 
Shine on in splendor holy 
That we repentance show, 
In faith ever grow; 
The power of sin destroy 
And all that doth annoy. 
Oh, make us faithful Christians! 


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