Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:
To what conclusion, then, shall we come? Are we to persist in sinning in order that the grace extended to us may be the greater?
But go and learn what this means, 'It is mercy that I desire, not sacrifice'; for I did not come to appeal to the righteous, but to sinners."
This is the reason why I tell you that her sins, her many sins, are forgiven--because she has loved much; but he who is forgiven little, loves little."
Now one of the criminals who had been crucified insulted Him, saying, "Are not you the Christ? Save yourself and us."
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy: I have come that they may have Life, and may have it in abundance.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Do you not know that unrighteous men will not inherit God's Kingdom? Cherish no delusion here. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor any who are guilty of unnatural crime,
to the praise of the splendour of His grace with which He has enriched us in the beloved One.
To you Gentiles also, who were dead through your offences and sins,
1 Timothy 1:13
though I was previously a blasphemer and a persecutor and had been insolent in outrage. Yet mercy was shown me, because I had acted ignorantly, not having as yet believed;
For there was a time when we also were deficient in understanding, obstinate, deluded, the slaves of various cravings and pleasures, spending our lives in malice and envy, hateful ourselves and hating one another.