And if he finds it, truly I tell you, he rejoices more over that one sheep than over the ninety-nine that did not go astray.
Cross ReferencesEzekiel 34:4
You have not strengthened the weak, healed the sick, bound up the injured, brought back the strays, or searched for the lost. Instead, you have ruled them with violence and cruelty.
What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them goes astray, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go out to search for the one that is lost?
In the same way, your Father in heaven is not willing that any of these little ones should perish.
1 Corinthians 13:6
Love takes no pleasure in evil, but rejoices in the truth.
Chapter Outline1. Jesus warns his disciples to be humble and harmless,
7. to avoid offenses,
10. and not to despise the little ones;
15. teaches how we are to deal with our brothers when they offend us,
21. and how often to forgive them;
23. which he sets forth by a parable of the king who took account of his servants,
32. and punished him who showed no mercy to his fellow servant.
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