Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:
What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
2 Chronicles 33:9
Manasseh seduced Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that they did evil more than did the nations whom Yahweh destroyed before the children of Israel.
For your name's sake, Yahweh, pardon my iniquity, for it is great.
"Come now, and let us reason together," says Yahweh: "Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow. Though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
You have bought me no sweet cane with money, nor have you filled me with the fat of your sacrifices; but you have burdened me with your sins. You have wearied me with your iniquities.
I saw, when, for this very cause that backsliding Israel had committed adultery, I had put her away and given her a bill of divorce, yet treacherous Judah, her sister, didn't fear; but she also went and played the prostitute.
You also, bear you your own shame, in that you have given judgment for your sisters; through your sins that you have committed more abominable than they, they are more righteous that you: yes, be also confounded, and bear your shame, in that you have justified your sisters.
I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.
Who is a God like you, who pardons iniquity, and passes over the disobedience of the remnant of his heritage? He doesn't retain his anger forever, because he delights in loving kindness.
But you go and learn what this means: 'I desire mercy, and not sacrifice,' for I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."
Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little."
One of the criminals who was hanged insulted him, saying, "If you are the Christ, save yourself and us!"
The thief only comes to steal, kill, and destroy. I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Or don't you know that the unrighteous will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don't be deceived. Neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor male prostitutes, nor homosexuals,
to the praise of the glory of his grace, by which he freely bestowed favor on us in the Beloved,
You were made alive when you were dead in transgressions and sins,
1 Timothy 1:13
although I was before a blasphemer, a persecutor, and insolent. However, I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
For we were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
one young bull, one ram, one male lamb a year old, for a burnt offering;
But many will be last who are first; and first who are last.
Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming close to him to hear him.
They went out of the city, and were coming to him.