She said, “No one, Lord.” And Jesus said, “] I do not condemn you, either. Go. From now on sin no more.”
Afterward Jesus *found him in the temple and said to him, “Behold, you have become well; do not sin anymore, so that nothing worse happens to you.”
For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.
You judge according to the flesh; I am not judging anyone.
In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”
“You shall appoint for yourself judges and officers in all your towns which the Lord your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.
So you shall come to the Levitical priest or the judge who is in office in those days, and you shall inquire of them and they will declare to you the verdict in the case.
“For has anyone said to God, ‘I have borne chastisement; I will not offend anymore;
He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.
“ Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight. Cease to do evil,
Seek the Lord while He may be found; Call upon Him while He is near.
“Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, each according to his conduct,” declares the Lord God. “ Repent and turn away from all your transgressions, so that iniquity may not become a stumbling block to you.
“But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, ‘ Son, go work today in the vineyard.’
I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.”
for the Son of Man did not come to destroy men’s lives, but to save them.”] And they went on to another village.
Someone in the crowd said to Him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.”
I tell you, no, but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.
I tell you, no, but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.”
I tell you that in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.
But we had to celebrate and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and has begun to live, and was lost and has been found.’”
Jesus answered, “ My kingdom is not of this world. If My kingdom were of this world, then My servants would be fighting so that I would not be handed over to the Jews; but as it is, My kingdom is not of this realm.”
Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?
The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,
For rulers are not a cause of fear for good behavior, but for evil. Do you want to have no fear of authority? Do what is good and you will have praise from the same;
For what have I to do with judging outsiders? Do you not judge those who are within the church?
It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.
and regard the patience of our Lord as salvation; just as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, wrote to you,
I gave her time to repent, and she does not want to repent of her immorality.