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The Son of Man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. – Luke 19:10. Our Lord, when on His way to Jerusalem, where He was to suffer and die, “entered and passed through Jericho.  And, behold, …

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This man went down to his house justified. –Luke 18:14. Who went down to his house justified?  Who had forgiveness of sins?  Who was absolved and pronounced entirely free and rid of all his sins?  And who thus had the …

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Neither do I condemn thee.  Go, and sin no more. – John 8:11. In the last autumn of His earthly sojourn, Jesus went to the Feast of Tabernacles at Jerusalem.  On the day after the feast, early in the morning, …

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So the last shall be first, and the first last. – Matthew 20:16. Another warning parable in addition to that of yesterday. – “The kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early …

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Likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance. – Luke 15:7. Today we will continue the parable of Jesus which we did not conclude yesterday. …

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Likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth. – Luke 15:7. “A certain man had two sons.  And the younger of them said to his father: ‘Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me.’ …

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This man receiveth sinners. – Luke 15:2. This is a word of derision from the self-righteous Pharisees.  With us it is a word of praise and blessing. The following story is the origin of it. “Then drew near unto Him …

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Come unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. – Matthew 11:28. One day a Pharisee, in one of the cities of Galilee, desired that Jesus would eat with him.  And Jesus went …

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I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance. – Matthew 9:13. We have so far, since Epiphany Day, beheld Jesus’ divine glory, from His miracles.  We shall now view His saving glory, the glory of His …

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I will behold Thy face in righteousness. I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with Thy likeness. – Psalm 17:15 When the time of His suffering and death drew nearer and nearer, Jesus began to prepare the disciples for the shock …

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