The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
MAR 2:13 And he went forth again by the sea side; and all the multitude
resorted unto him, and he taught them.
MAR 2:14 And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting
at the receipt of custom, and said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and
MAR 2:15 And it came to pass, that, as Jesus sat at meat in his house,
many publicans and sinners sat also together with Jesus and his
disciples: for there were many, and they followed him.
MAR 2:16 And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him eat with publicans
and sinners, they said unto his disciples, How is it that he eateth and
drinketh with publicans and sinners?
King James Bible