Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He answered and said, I will not: but afterward he repented, and went.
I will not
Which of the two did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go ahead of you into the kingdom of God.
As for the word that thou hast spoken unto us in the name of the LORD, we will not hearken unto thee.
This I say, therefore, and require in the Lord that from now on ye not walk as the other Gentiles walk in the vanity of their own senses,
and saying, Repent ye, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
2 Chronicles 33:10
And the LORD spoke to Manasseh and to his people, but they would not hearken.
Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil;
Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near:
Because he saw and left all his rebellions that he has committed, he shall surely live; he shall not die.
But at the end of the time I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up my eyes unto heaven, and my understanding was returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and glorified him that lives for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is through all ages:
Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.
And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have abundance of bread, and I perish here with hunger!
but I announced first unto those of Damascus and at Jerusalem and throughout all the coasts of Judaea and then to the Gentiles that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.
1 Corinthians 6:11
And such were some of you, but now ye are washed, but now ye are sanctified, but now ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and in the Spirit of our God.
And he has made you alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins,
If ye are willing and hearken, ye shall eat the good of the land;
But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with publicans and sinners?
And, behold, there are last which shall be first, and there are first which shall be last.
Then all the publicans and sinners drew near unto him to hear him.