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" there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance. "
Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Page 64
by Henri Frédéric Amiel - 1896 - 402 pages
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Natural Allies: Women's Associations in American History

Anne Firor Scott - Social Science - 1992 - 242 pages
...committed, who shall say what has been resisted?" They clinched the argument by quoting the Bible: "There is more joy in Heaven over one sinner that repenteth than over ninety and nine just persons."38 People moving west took the habit of benevolence with them. By 1829 Cincinnati had its...
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Thoughts on the Spiritual Life

1996 - 87 pages
...Thereafter it will feel and experience great wonders in itself, and. will recognise how true it is that there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety-nine just persons, that need no repentance. He who prays aright, worketh inwardly with God,...
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Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham ...

Digital Scanning Inc - History - 1998 - 276 pages
...application is made by the Saviour in this parable, thus : "Verily, I say unto you, there is more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance." 57 And now, if the Judge claims the benefit of this parable, let him repent....
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Scenes of clerical life. The lifted veil

George Eliot - 1908
...knew whether he was alive or dead. CHAPTER XXII IT was probably a hard saying to the Pharisees, that " there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance." And certain ingenious philosophers of our own day must surely take offence...
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The American Woman's Home

Catharine E. Beecher, Catharine Esther Beecher, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Nicole Tonkovich - Family & Relationships - 2002 - 388 pages
...happy temperaments have escaped the dangers of life that God and good angels most anxiously watch. "For there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth than over ninety and nine that went not astray." The hardest work of all is to restore a guilty, selfish, hardened spirit to...
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Terrae-filius, Or, The Secret History of the University of Oxford, 1721-1726

Nicholas Amhurst - Literary Collections - 2004 - 500 pages
...upon the purity of those fountains, may rejoice and be glad in it.* We are assur'd in scripture, that there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth,...ninety and nine just persons who need no repentance? If the same rule is to be observed upon earth, how great and extraordinary should the national joy...
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Compulsory Compassion: A Critique of Restorative Justice

Annalise E. Acorn - Law - 2004 - 207 pages
...suffering and take a statistical approach to morality: It was probably a hard saying to the Pharisees, that "there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance." And certain ingenious philosophers of our own day must surely take offence...
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Democratization and the Jews: Munich, 1945-1965

Anthony Kauders - History - 2004 - 326 pages
...peoples one may surely expect this judgment [blaming the leadership rather than the people — AK], for 'There is more joy in Heaven over one sinner that repenteth than over ninety and nine who needed not repentance'."105 Presumably, the sinner here was the average German who had already...
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The Infernal Quixote: A Tale of the Day, Volume 3

Charles Lucas - Fiction - 2004 - 447 pages
...frowns upon the unhappy connection with Marauder." "Harrety, shall I quote your favourite book?—'There is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety-and-nine just persons that need no repentance.'" 1 "Enough—come on.—'Meus dux est Crux'...
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Bleak Houses: Marital Violence in Victorian Fiction

Lisa Anne Surridge - Fiction - 2005 - 271 pages
...reading of the parable. The text quotes Luke 15:7: "It was probably a hard saying to the Pharisees, that 'there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance'" {SCL, 301). The joy in heaven, Eliot notes, is "entirely out of correspondence...
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