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Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.
Luke 5:29-32
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Then Levi hosted a grand banquet for Him at his house. Now there was a large crowd of tax collectors and others who were guests with them.
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But the Pharisees and their scribes were complaining to His disciples, "Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?"
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Jesus replied to them, "The healthy don't need a doctor, but the sick do.
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I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."
Luke 7:29
(And when all the people, including the tax collectors, heard this, they acknowledged God's way of righteousness, because they had been baptized with John's baptism.
Luke 13:30
Note this: some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last."
Ezekiel 18:27
But if a wicked person turns from the wickedness he has committed and does what is just and right, he will preserve his life.
Matthew 9:10-13
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While He was reclining at the table in the house, many tax collectors and sinners came as guests to eat with Jesus and His disciples.
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When the Pharisees saw this, they asked His disciples, "Why does your Teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"
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But when He heard this, He said, "Those who are well don't need a doctor, but the sick do.
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Go and learn what this means: I desire mercy and not sacrifice. For I didn't come to call the righteous, but sinners."
Matthew 21:28-31
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"But what do you think? A man had two sons. He went to the first and said, 'My son, go, work in the vineyard today.'
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"He answered, 'I don't want to!' Yet later he changed his mind and went.
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Then the man went to the other and said the same thing. " 'I will, sir,' he answered. But he didn't go.
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"Which of the two did his father's will?" "The first," they said. Jesus said to them, "I assure you: Tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you!
Romans 5:20
The law came along to multiply the trespass. But where sin multiplied, grace multiplied even more,
1 Timothy 1:15
This saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance: "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners"-- and I am the worst of them.