The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
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?
MAR 2:17 When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole
have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to
call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
King James Bible