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 insolent: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;
And Moses made haste, and bowed his head toward the earth, and worshiped.
Or despise you the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?
1 Peter 3:20
Who formerly were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, by which a few, that is, eight souls were saved through water.
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
2 Chronicles 33:9
So Manasseh made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to err, and to do worse than the nations, which the LORD had destroyed before the children 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 you, 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 tax collector, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to 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 you, Today shall you 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 by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.
Moreover the law entered, that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:
For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
Therefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever lives to make intercession for them.
But that you may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, (he said to the paralytic)
I came not 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 has promised us, even eternal life.