Jesus associated with sinners because their repentance brings great joy to heaven. The parables’ drama is built on the tension of an attempt to find what is lost. If the lost were important to Jesus, they should be important to His disciples.
Search, Listen To Jesus, Seeking The Lost, Jesus' Compassion, Lost And Found, Joy In Heaven
SOUL WINNING MAKES GOD TO LAUGH AND CELEBRATE
Joy In The Lord, Joy In Heaven, Win A Soul For Jesus
Grumbling Pharisees are taught a lesson about loving the lost and what it is that makes Heaven rejoice.
Parable Lost Sheep, Friend Of Sinners, Joy In Heaven, Rejoicing