And after the people had been numbered, David’s heart was troubled. And David said to the Lord, Great has been my sin in doing this; but now, O Lord, be pleased to take away the sin of your servant, for I have done very foolishly
2 Samuel 24:10
We have knowledge that God does not give ear to sinners, but if any man is a worshipper of God and does his pleasure, to him God’s ears are open.
But Peter and the Apostles, answering, said, We have to do the orders of God, not of man.
What will become of me in my shame? and as for you, you will be looked down on with disgust by all Israel. Now then, go and make your request to the king, for he will not keep me from you.
2 Samuel 13:13
And David said to Nathan, Great is my sin against the Lord. And Nathan said to David, The Lord has put away your sin; death will not come on you.
2 Samuel 12:13
And when the days of weeping were past, David sent for her, and took her into his house, and she became his wife and gave him a son. But the Lord was not pleased with the thing David had done.
2 Samuel 11:27
And he said to her, You have forgiveness for your sins.
And he said to the woman, By your faith you have salvation; go in peace.
And Jesus, hearing it, said to them, Those who are well have no need of a medical man, but those who are ill: I have come not to get the upright but sinners.