Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O Jerusalem! Jerusalem! murdering the prophets, and stoning those who are sent to her, how often I have longed to gather your children around me, as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, but you refused!
But of Israel he said, "All day long I have held out my hands to a disobedient and obstinate people."
2 Corinthians 6:1
As God's fellow-worker, I appeal to you, too, not to accept the favor of God and then waste it.
I refuse to nullify the mercy of God. For if uprightness could be secured through law, then Christ died for nothing!
for I have not shrunk from letting you know God's purpose without reserve.
But many who are first now will be last then, and many who are now last will be first.
But many who are first now will be last then, and the last will be first."
And the Pharisees and their scribes grumbled about it to his disciples, and said, "Why do you eat and drink with tax-collectors and irreligious people?"