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
Though I had said violent words against God, and done cruel acts, causing great trouble: but I was given mercy, because I did it without knowledge, not having faith;
2 Corinthians 4:1
For this reason, because we have been made servants of this new order, through the mercy given to us, we are strong:
Then Moses quickly went down on his face in worship.
Or is it nothing to you that God had pity on you, waiting and putting up with you for so long, not seeing that in his pity God's desire is to give you a change of heart?
1 Peter 3:20
Who, in the days of Noah, went against God's orders; but God in his mercy kept back the punishment, while Noah got ready the ark, in which a small number, that is to say eight persons, got salvation through water:
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow in keeping his word, as he seems to some, but he is waiting in mercy for you, not desiring the destruction of any, but that all may be turned from their evil ways.
2 Chronicles 33:9
And Manasseh made Judah and the people of Jerusalem go out of the true way, so that they did more evil than those nations whom the Lord gave up to destruction before the children of Israel.
Let the sinner give up his way, and the evil-doer his purpose: and let him come back to the Lord, and he will have mercy on him; and to our God, for there is full forgiveness with him.
And so I say to you, She will have forgiveness for her sins which are great in number, because of her great love: but he who has small need of forgiveness gives little love.
Even so, I say to you, There is joy among the angels of God, when one sinner is turned away from his wrongdoing.
The tax-farmer, on the other hand, keeping far away, and not lifting up even his eyes to heaven, made signs of grief and said, God, have mercy on me, a sinner.
And when they saw it, they were all angry, saying, He has gone into the house of a sinner.
And he said to him, Truly I say to you, Today you will be with me in Paradise.
Whatever the Father gives to me will come to me; and I will not send away anyone who comes to me.
And through him everyone who has faith is made free from all those things, from which the law of Moses was not able to make you free.
And the law came in addition, to make wrongdoing worse; but where there was much sin, there was much more grace:
Now those things which were put down in writing before our time were for our learning, so that through quiet waiting and through the comfort of the holy Writings we might have hope.
So that he is fully able to be the saviour of all who come to God through him, because he is ever living to make prayer to God for them.
But so that you may see that the Son of man has authority for the forgiveness of sins on earth, (he said to the man,)
I have come, not to get the upright, but sinners, so that they may be turned from their sins.
For the Son of man came to make search for those who are wandering from the way, and to be their Saviour.
1 John 2:25
And this is the hope which he gave you, even eternal life.