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 was before a blasphemer and a persecutor and injurious, but I was received unto mercy because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, according to the mercy we have received, we fault not,
Then Moses made haste and bowed his head toward the earth and worshipped.
Or dost thou despise the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, ignoring that the goodness of God leads thee to repentance?
1 Peter 3:20
which in the time past were disobedient, when once the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being made ready, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not late concerning his promise, as some count lateness, but is patient with us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
2 Chronicles 33:9
So Manasseh deceived Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, to do more evil than the Gentiles, whom the LORD had destroyed before the sons of Israel.
Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Therefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much; but to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.
Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repents.
And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God, reconcile me, a sinner.
And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, That he was gone to be guest with a man that is a sinner.
And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with me in paradise.
All that the Father gives me shall come to me, and he that comes to me I will in no wise cast out.
and in him all that believe are justified from all the things from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
Moreover the law entered that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound,
For the things that were written beforehand were written for our instruction that we, through patient endurance and through the comfort of the scriptures, might have hope.
Therefore he is able also to save to the uttermost those that come unto God by him, seeing he ever lives to make intercession for them.
But that ye may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins (he spoke to the sick of the palsy),
I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
1 John 2:25
And this is the promise that he has promised us, even eternal life.