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 once used to abuse, persecute, and insult him. But he had mercy on me, because I had acted in ignorance and unbelief,
2 Corinthians 4:1
So since by the mercy of God I am engaged in this service, I never lose heart.
Do you think so lightly of his wealth of kindness, forbearance, and patience, and fail to see that God's kindness ought to induce you to repent?
1 Peter 3:20
who had once been disobedient, when in Noah's time God in his patience waited for the ark to be made ready, in which a few people, eight in all, were brought safely through the water.
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow about his promise, in the sense that some men think; he is really showing his patience with you, because he does not want any to perish, but wishes all men to be brought to repentance.
Therefore, I tell you, her sins, many as they are, are forgiven, for she has loved me so much. But the man with little to be forgiven loves me but little."
In just that way, I tell you, there is joy among the angels of God over one sinful person who repents!"
But the tax-collector stood at a distance and would not even raise his eyes to heaven, but struck his breast, and said, 'O God, have mercy on a sinner like me!'
And when they saw this, everyone complained, and said, "He has gone to stay with an irreligious man!"
And he said to him, "I tell you, you will be in Paradise with me today!"
All that my Father gives to me will come to me, and I will never refuse anyone who comes to me,
and that through union with him everyone who believes is cleared of every charge of which the Law of Moses could not clear you.
Then law slipped in, and multiplied the offense. But greatly as sin multiplied, God's mercy has far surpassed it,
For everything that was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that by being steadfast and through the encouragement the Scriptures give, we might hold our hope fast.
Therefore, he is able to save forever all who come to God through him, because he lives and intercedes for them forever.
But to let you know that the Son of Man has authority to forgive sins on earth," turning to the paralytic he said,
I have not come to invite the pious but the irreligious to repentance!"
For the Son of Man has come to search for what was lost and to save it."
1 John 2:25
And what he himself has promised us is eternal life.