Matthew 18:10-15 NIV

The Parable of the Lost Sheep

18:12-14pp -- Lk 15:4-7

10 "See that you do not look down on one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels1 in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.a

References for Matthew 18:10

    • a 18:10 - Some manuscripts "heaven. 11 The Son of Man came to save what was lost."
      12 "What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off ?
      13 And if he finds it, I tell you the truth, he is happier about that one sheep than about the ninety-nine that did not wander off.
      14 In the same way your Father in heaven is not willing that any of these little ones should be lost.

      A Brother Who Sins Against You

      15 "If your brother sins against you,b go and show him his fault,2 just between the two of you. If he listens to you, you have won your brother over.

      References for Matthew 18:15

        • b 18:15 - Some manuscripts do not have "against you."