Matthew 9:13

You must go and learn what the saying means, 'It is mercy, not sacrifice, that I care for.' I did not come to invite the pious but the irreligious."

Matthew 12:7

But if you knew what the saying means, 'It is mercy, not sacrifice, that I care for,' you would not have condemned men who are not guilty.

Mark 2:17

Jesus heard it, and said to them, "It is not well people but the sick who have to have the doctor. I did not come to invite the pious but the irreligious."

Mark 2:17-8

Jesus heard it, and said to them, "It is not well people but the sick who have to have the doctor. I did not come to invite the pious but the irreligious."

Matthew 3:2

"Repent!" he said, "for the Kingdom of Heaven is coming!"

Luke 5:32

I have not come to invite the pious but the irreligious to repentance!"

Luke 5:32

I have not come to invite the pious but the irreligious to repentance!"

Luke 5:32-7

I have not come to invite the pious but the irreligious to repentance!"

Matthew 3:8

Then produce fruit that will be consistent with your professed repentance!

Matthew 4:17

From that time Jesus began to preach and say, "Repent! for the Kingdom of Heaven is coming!"

Matthew 11:20-21

Then he began to reproach the towns in which his numerous wonders had been done, because they did not repent.

Matthew 12:3

But he said to them, "Did you never read what David did, when he and his companions were hungry?

Matthew 12:5

Or did you never read in the Law how the priests in the Temple are not guilty when they break the Sabbath?

Matthew 18:10-13

"Beware of feeling scornful of one single little child, for I tell you that in heaven their angels have continual access to my Father in heaven.

Matthew 19:4

But he answered, "Did you never read that the Creator at the beginning made them male and female,

Matthew 21:28-32

But what do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said, 'My son, go and work in the vineyard today.'

Matthew 21:42

Jesus said to them, "Did you never read in the Scriptures, " 'That stone which the builders rejected Has become the cornerstone; This came from the Lord, And seems marvelous to us'?

Matthew 22:31-32

But as to the resurrection of the dead, did you never read what was said to you by God,

Mark 12:26

But as to the dead being raised, have you never read in the Book of Moses, in the passage about the bush, how God said to him, 'I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob'?

Luke 10:26

Jesus said to him, "What does the Law say? How does it read?"

Luke 15:3-10

So in speaking to them he used this figure:

Luke 19:10

For the Son of Man has come to search for what was lost and to save it."

Luke 24:47

and that repentance leading to the forgiveness of sins should be preached to all the heathen in his name.

John 10:34

Jesus answered, "Is it not declared in your Law, 'I said, "You are gods" '?

Acts 2:38

Peter said to them, "You must repent, and every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ, in order to have your sins forgiven; then you will receive the gift of the holy Spirit,

Acts 3:19

So repent and turn to God, to have your sins wiped out, and happier times will come from the presence of the Lord,

Acts 5:31

God took him up to his right hand as our leader and savior, in order to give repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel.

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they made no further objection, but they gave honor to God, and said, "Then God has given even the heathen repentance and the hope of life!"

Acts 17:30-31

While God overlooked those times of ignorance, he now calls upon all men everywhere to repent,

Acts 20:21

but earnestly urged Greeks as well as Jews to turn to God in repentance and to believe in our Lord Jesus.

Acts 26:18-20

to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that they may have their sins forgiven and have a place among those who are consecrated through faith in me.'

Romans 2:4-6

Do you think so lightly of his wealth of kindness, forbearance, and patience, and fail to see that God's kindness ought to induce you to repent?

Romans 3:10-24

As the Scripture says, "There is not a single man who is upright,

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

Do you not know that wrongdoers will not have any share in God's kingdom? Do not let anyone mislead you. People who are immoral or idolaters or adulterers or sensual or given to unnatural vice

1 Timothy 1:13-16

though I once used to abuse, persecute, and insult him. But he had mercy on me, because I had acted in ignorance and unbelief,

2 Timothy 2:25-26

correcting his opponents with gentleness; for God may possibly let them repent and acknowledge the truth,

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slow about his promise, in the sense that some men think; he is really showing his patience with you, because he does not want any to perish, but wishes all men to be brought to repentance.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

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Matthew 12:3
But he said to them, "Did you never read what David did, when he and his companions were hungry?
Matthew 19:4
But he answered, "Did you never read that the Creator at the beginning made them male and female,
Matthew 21:42
Jesus said to them, "Did you never read in the Scriptures, " 'That stone which the builders rejected Has become the cornerstone; This came from the Lord, And seems marvelous to us'?
Matthew 22:31
But as to the resurrection of the dead, did you never read what was said to you by God,
Mark 12:26
But as to the dead being raised, have you never read in the Book of Moses, in the passage about the bush, how God said to him, 'I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob'?
Luke 10:26
Jesus said to him, "What does the Law say? How does it read?"
John 10:34
Jesus answered, "Is it not declared in your Law, 'I said, "You are gods" '?

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Matthew 18:11
OMITTED TEXT
Mark 2:17
Jesus heard it, and said to them, "It is not well people but the sick who have to have the doctor. I did not come to invite the pious but the irreligious."
Luke 5:32
I have not come to invite the pious but the irreligious to repentance!"
Luke 15:3
So in speaking to them he used this figure:
Luke 19:10
For the Son of Man has come to search for what was lost and to save it."
Romans 3:10
As the Scripture says, "There is not a single man who is upright,
1 Corinthians 6:9
Do you not know that wrongdoers will not have any share in God's kingdom? Do not let anyone mislead you. People who are immoral or idolaters or adulterers or sensual or given to unnatural vice
1 Timothy 1:13
though I once used to abuse, persecute, and insult him. But he had mercy on me, because I had acted in ignorance and unbelief,

General references

Matthew 18:11
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Luke 15:1
All the tax-collectors and irreligious people were crowding up to hear him.
Luke 19:10
For the Son of Man has come to search for what was lost and to save it."