The Gospel of Luke records a tense encounter: a self-righteous Pharisee invited Jesus to dinner as a ruse to gather evidence against him. While they ate, a woman with a sinful reputation entered the room and began washing Jesus’ feet with her tears. The Pharisee criticized Jesus for letting this sinner touch him. Jesus said to him, “I tell you, her sins—and they are many—have been forgiven, so she has shown me much love.”
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