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Luke 15 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book VIII

who didst accept of that son who had consumed his substance in riotous living,[75]

Luke 15:1 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

Who sought after the lost sheep and the lost piece of silver?[1284]

Luke 15:3 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Repentance

in straying.[81]

Luke 15:3 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Of Patience

So, to, she is found in those holy examples touching patience in the Lord's parables. The shepherd's patience seeks and finds the straying ewe:[130]

Luke 15:3 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

You shall have leave to begin with the parables, where you have the lost ewe re-sought by the Lord, and carried back on His shoulders.[80]

Luke 15:4 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book I

Moreover, that Achamoth wandered beyond the Pleroma, and received form from Christ, and was sought after by the Saviour, they declare that He indicated when He said, that He had come after that sheep which was gone astray.[112]

Luke 15:4 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book I

Blending in one the production of their own Aeons, and the straying and recovery of the sheep [spoken of in the Gospel[210]

Luke 15:4 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book III

All therefore speak falsely who disallow his (Adam's) salvation, shutting themselves out from life for ever, in that they do not believe that the sheep which had perished has been found.[465]

Luke 15:4 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Refutation of All Heresies Book VI

And for this reason (they maintain) that when an error had arisen respecting the twelfth number, the sheep skipped from the flock and wandered away;[161]

Luke 15:4 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book II

as the Lord God our gracious Father has sent His own Son, the good Shepherd and Saviour, our Master Jesus, and has commanded Him to "leave the ninety-nine upon the mountains, and to go in search after that which was lost, and when He had found it, to take it upon His shoulders, and to carry it into the flock, rejoicing that He had found that which was lost."[111]

Luke 15:6 - NIV, NAB - in A Treatise Against the Heretic Novatian by an Anonymous Bishop

which being found Christ brings back, bearing on His shoulder the tender sinful one; and He, rejoicing and exulting, having called His friends and domestics, says, "Rejoice with me; for my sheep which was lost is found. I say," says He, "unto you, that there will be such joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth."[59]

Luke 15:6 - NIV, NAB - in A Treatise Against the Heretic Novatian by an Anonymous Bishop

I say unto you, that such joy shall be in the sight of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth."[60]

Luke 15:6 - NIV, NAB - in A Canticle of Mar Jacob the Teacher on Edessa

After Thee do I run, and Thy converse do I seek: that in me may be completed that number of a hundred, by means of a lost one which is found.[3]

Luke 15:7 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book II

For "great is the joy before the Father when one sinner is saved,"[160]

Luke 15:7 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Repentance

The heavens, and the angels who are there, are glad at a man's repentance.[78]

Luke 15:7 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Epistle XLVI

For if, in this place, the whole number of the brethren rejoiced at your letter which you sent concerning their confession, and received this tidings of common rejoicing with the greatest alacrity, what must have been the joy there when the matter itself, and the general gladness, was carried on tinder the eyes of all? For since the Lord in His Gospel says that there is the highest "joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth,"[4]

Luke 15:7 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Epistle LI

And in the Gospel He says, "I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance."[41]

Luke 15:7 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book II

In the first place, therefore, condemn the guilty person with authority; afterwards try to bring him home with mercy and compassion, and readiness to receive him, promising him salvation if he will change his course of life, and become a penitent; and when he does repent, and has submitted to his chastisement, receive him: remembering that our Lord has said, "There is joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth."[69]

Luke 15:7 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book VIII

Let us still pray for them more earnestly, for there is joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth,[69]

Luke 15:7 - NIV, NAB - in The Ecclesiastical Canons of the Holy Apostles

If any bishop or presbyter does not receive him that returns from his sin, but rejects him, let him be deprived; because he grieves Christ, who says, "There is joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth."[27]

Luke 15:8 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book I

In the same way they oracularly declare, that one power having departed also from the Duodecad, has perished; and this was represented by the woman who lost the drachma,[213]

Luke 15:8 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian The Prescription Against Heretics

had lost one of her ten pieces of silver, and therefore she sought it;[135]

Luke 15:8 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Repentance

What meaning for us have those themes of the Lord's parables? Is not the fact that a woman has lost a drachma, and seeks it and finds it, and invites her female friends to share her joy, an example of a restored sinner?[79]

Luke 15:8 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

Similarly, the parable of the drachma,[85]

Luke 15:8 - NIV, NAB - in Methodius Discourse IX. Tusiane

For the mind being cleansed by laborious exercises from the distracting thoughts which darken it, quickly perceives the truth; as the widow in the Gospels[17]

Luke 15:10 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Who is the Rich Man that Shall Be Saved?

For it is said there is great and exceeding joy and festival in the heavens with the Father and the angels when one sinner turns and repents.[73]

Luke 15:11 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

And not alone by what has been stated, but also by the parable of the two sons, the younger of whom consumed his substance by living luxuriously with harlots, did the Lord teach one and the same Father, who did not even allow a kid to his elder son; but for him who had been lost, [namely] his younger son, he ordered the fatted calf to be killed, and he gave him the best robe.[589]

Luke 15:11 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book II

For it were not seemly that we, after the fashion of the rich man's son in the Gospel,[23]

Luke 15:11 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Repentance

That most gentle father, likewise, I will not pass over in silence, who calls his prodigal son home, and willingly receives him repentant after his indigence, slays his best fatted calf, and graces his joy with a banquet.[82]

Luke 15:11 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Of Patience

patience.[132]

Luke 15:21 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book II

This son, when he repented, and returned to his father, and said, "I have sinned against Heaven, and before thee, and am no more worthy to be called thy son; "[191]

Luke 15:22 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

Then, on the people who entered into the good land He bestowed a noble inheritance; and He killed the fatted calf for those converted to the Father, and presented them with the finest robe.[168]

Luke 15:23 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

Therefore the apostate withal will recover his former "garment," the robe of the Holy Spirit; and a renewal of the "ring," the sign and seal of baptism; and Christ will again be "slaughtered; "[104]

Luke 15:23 - NIV, NAB - in Methodius Discourse VII. Procilla

Hence the Word has with deep perception called the souls of the prophets concubines, because He did not espouse them openly, as He did the Church, having killed for her the fatted calf.[14]

Luke 15:29 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Repentance

returned; and will joy more over your return than over the sobriety of the other;[85]