"I say to you there will be more Joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over 99 just persons who need no repentance".The greater the distance one has to 'traverse' to come to God, the greater the joy of salvation. Often those who
35 “Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning, 36 like servants waiting for their master to return from a wedding banquet, so that when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him. 37 It will be good for those servants whose master finds
Babylon, in general, refers to evil leaders that use religion to deceive and control people from their own lust for power. This takes place in both the spiritual world and on earth.
The religious leaders of the ancient Jews had become mostly power obsessed. They claimed