Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.
1 Timothy 1:13
the man who was formerly blasphemous, and a persecutor, and an aggressor. But I obtained mercy because I did it being ignorant in unbelief.
2 Corinthians 4:1
Because of this (having this ministry), in as much as we received mercy, we do not become discouraged.
And Moses made haste, and bowed his head toward the earth, and worshipped.
Or do thou despise the wealth of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God guides thee to repentance?
1 Peter 3:20
who were disobedient formerly, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah who prepared an ark in which a few, that is, eight souls were saved through water.
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slack about his promise, as some regard slackness, but is patient toward us, not wanting any to perish, but all to go forward to repentance.
2 Chronicles 33:9
And Manasseh seduced Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that they did evil more than the nations did whom LORD destroyed before the sons of Israel.
Let the wicked man forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts. And let him return to LORD, and he will have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
For this reason I say to thee, her many sins are forgiven, because she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, loves little.
Thus I say to you, there becomes joy in the presence of the agents of God over one sinner who repents.
But the tax collector, having stood from afar, would not even lift his eyes to the sky, but beat upon his breast, saying, God, be thou merciful to me a sinful man.
And all who saw murmured, saying, He went in to relax with a sinful man.
And Jesus said to him, Truly I say to thee, today thou will be with me in the paradise.
All that the Father gives me will come to me, and he who comes to me I will, no, not cast out.
And from all things of which ye could not be make righteous by the Law of Moses, in this man every man who believes is made righteous.
And the law entered so that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace was more abundant,
For as many things as were written previously were written for our learning, so that through perseverance and through the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.
Whereupon he is able also to save to the uttermost those who come to God through him, being always alive in order to intercede on their behalf.
But that ye may know that the Son of man has authority on earth to forgive sins (he says to the paralyzed man),
I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.
For the Son of man came to seek and to save that which was lost.
1 John 2:25
And this is the promise that he promised us: the eternal life.