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
who before was a blasphemer and persecutor, and an insolent overbearing man: but mercy was shewn me because I did it ignorantly, in unbelief.
2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore, having this ministry, as we have had mercy shewn us, we faint not.
And Moses made haste, and bowed his head to the earth and worshipped,
or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads thee to repentance?
1 Peter 3:20
heretofore disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was preparing, into which few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water:
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord does not delay his promise, as some account of delay, but is longsuffering towards you, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
2 Chronicles 33:9
And Manasseh led Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem astray, to do more evil than the nations that Jehovah had destroyed from before the children of Israel.
Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return unto Jehovah, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
For which cause I say to thee, Her many sins are forgiven; for she loved much; but he to whom little is forgiven loves little.
Thus, I say unto you, there is joy before the angels of God for one repenting sinner.
And the tax-gatherer, standing afar off, would not lift up even his eyes to heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, O God, have compassion on me, the sinner.
And all murmured when they saw it, saying, He has turned in to lodge with a sinful man.
And Jesus said to him, Verily I say to thee, To-day shalt thou be with me in paradise.
All that the Father gives me shall come to me, and him that comes to me I will not at all cast out.
and from all things from which ye could not be justified in the law of Moses, in him every one that believes is justified.
But law came in, in order that the offence might abound; but where sin abounded grace has overabounded,
For as many things as have been written before have been written for our instruction, that through endurance and through encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.
Whence also he is able to save completely those who approach by him to God, always living to intercede for them.
But that ye may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, he says to the paralytic,
I am not come to call righteous persons, but sinful ones to repentance.
for the Son of man has come to seek and to save that which is lost.
1 John 2:25
And this is the promise which he has promised us, life eternal.