This is a subsidiary post of Sin.

Contrasting post:  The Righteous

Luke 5:30, 31, 32  –  “‘…I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.'”

Luke 6:31, 32, 33, 34, 35  –  “…If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them.  If you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.  If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners in order to receive back the same amount…”

Luke 15:7  – “…there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.”

Luke 15:10 “…there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”

Luke 18:13  –  “…’God, be merciful to me, the sinner!'”

Romans 5:19 – “For as through the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, even so through the obedience of the One the many will be made righteous.”

1 Timothy 1:15  –  “…Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.”

James 4:8  –  “…Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.”

James 5:19-20  –  “My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turns him back, let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.”  –  See Ezekiel 18:4 below.


Psalm 25:8  –  “Good and upright is the LORD; therefore He instructs sinners in the way.”

Ezekiel 18:4  –  “The soul who sins will die.”  –  See James 5:20 above.

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