Almost everyone loves a party and the Bible is pretty clear what happens when someone far from God turns to him in faith and puts trust in Christ’s death for the forgiveness of their sins. It’s party time for sure.
Just like a shepherd in the days of Christ would search for one lost sheep and rejoice when it was found, Jesus said that “…there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.” Luke 15:1-7
I think Michael Simpson in Permission Evangelism sums it up very nicely when he says, “If all of heaven rejoices at the salvation of one soul, shouldn’t we want to join the party?”
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