But for this end I obtained mercy, that in me a chief sinner Jesus Christ might display his long-suffering, for an example to those who should afterwards believe on Him to eternal life.
who before was a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and an oppressor. But I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief: and the grace of our Lord superabounded,
That in the ages to come He might shew the superabundant riches of his grace, in his kindness towards us through Christ Jesus.
Wherefore, I tell thee, her sins though many are forgiven, for she loved much: but he to whom little is forgiven, loveth but little.
But the publican standing at a distance did not presume so much as to lift up his eyes to heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, O God, be merciful to me a sinner.
And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, He is gone to be guest with a wicked man.
that whosoever believeth on Him may not perish, but have eternal life.
wherefore he that believeth on the Son, hath eternal life; and he that obeyeth not the Son, shall not see life, but the wrath of God abideth on him.
Verily, verily I say unto you, he, that heareth my word, and believeth in Him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come under condemnation; but is passed from death to life.
All that the Father giveth me, will come unto me; and him that cometh to me I will not cast out.
And this is the will of Him that sent me, that every one who looketh attentively at the Son, and so believeth on Him, may have eternal life: and I will raise him up at the last day.
He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.
but these things are written, that ye may believe, that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye may have life through his name.
and by Him every one that believeth is justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?
Now the law made some entrance, that the offence might appear to abound; but where sin abounded, grace hath superabounded; that as sin had reigned in death,
For the wages of sin is death: but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
For whatever things were written heretofore, were written for our instruction; that we through patience and the consolation of the scriptures might have hope.
Therefore having received this ministry, as we have obtained mercy, we are not disheartened:
to the praise of his glorious grace, whereby He hath made us acceptable in the Beloved:
that we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.
in that day, when He shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe; because our testimony among you was believed.
wherefore also He is able to save to the uttermost, those that come unto God by Him, seeing He ever liveth to make intercession for them.
who of old were disobedient, when the long-suffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was preparing; wherein a few, that is eight souls, were saved by water.
The Lord is not slow as to his promise (as some count it slowness) but is long-suffering towards us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
and account the long-suffering of our Lord salvation, as our beloved brother Paul also, according to the wisdom given to him, hath written unto you;
And the testimony is this, that God hath given to us eternal life; and this life is in his Son.