Luke 5:8; Luke 5:32; Luke 6:32-34; Luke 7:37; Luke 13:2; Luke 15:1-2; Luke 15:7; Luke 15:10; Luke 24:7
When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying , Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.
I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them.
And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same.
And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive , what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again .
And, behold , a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment,
And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things?
Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.
And the Pharisees and scribes murmured , saying , This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.
I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth , more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.
Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth .
Saying , The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified , and the third day rise again .