[a][For the Son of Man has come to save that which was lost.] “What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them gets lost, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountain and go in search of the one that is lost? – Matthew 18:11-12
Politically, this seems to be the day of neglected countries and neglected tribes. Spiritually, this may be their day as well.
But Jesus said to him, “A man was giving a big dinner, and he invited many guests… – Luke 14:16
This man invited many to the great supper he had prepared, but they declined.
We know that everyone must hear the message of God’s love, for they are included in both the Great Commission and in the prophetic vision of the vast throng of the redeemed recorded in Revelation 7:9 —
After these things I looked, and this is what I saw: a vast multitude which no one could count, [gathered] from every nation and from all the tribes and peoples and languages [of the earth], standing before the throne and before the Lamb (Christ), dressed in white robes, with[a]palm branches in their hands.