So many people today feel like they exist more than they live, thinking that everything in this world is against them and that no one cares. Matthew, the tax collector, is just such a case. It turned out that Jesus had a plan for him, and for you as well.
Jesus' compassion for people is evident as we progress through this Gospel, and this display of Divine love is also recorded by Matthew and Luke as well. The Lord Jesus is not the exclusive property of any group or man made religious system. Nobody can mold Him into one particular behavior