Bible: Luke 5:27-32

The Call of Levi; Eating with Sinners

5:27 After 1  this, Jesus 2  went out and saw a tax collector 3  named Levi 4  sitting at the tax booth. 5 Follow me,” 6  he said to him. 5:28 And he got up and followed him, leaving everything 7  behind. 8 

5:29 Then 9  Levi gave a great banquet 10  in his house for Jesus, 11  and there was a large crowd of tax collectors and others sitting 12  at the table with them. 5:30 But 13  the Pharisees 14  and their experts in the law 15  complained 16  to his disciples, saying, “Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners? 17  5:31 Jesus 18  answered them, “Those who are well don’t need a physician, but those who are sick do. 19  5:32 I have not come 20  to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” 21 

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