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
although I was before a blasphemer, a persecutor, and insolent. However, I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, even as we obtained mercy, we don't faint.
Moses hurried and bowed his head toward the earth, and worshiped.
Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?
1 Peter 3:20
who before were disobedient, when God waited patiently in the days of Noah, while the ship was being built. In it, few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water.
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow concerning his promise, as some count slowness; but is patient with us, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
2 Chronicles 33:9
Manasseh seduced Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that they did evil more than did the nations whom Yahweh destroyed before the children of Israel.
let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return to Yahweh, and he will have mercy on him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little."
Even so, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner repenting."
But the tax collector, standing far away, wouldn't even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, a sinner!'
When they saw it, they all murmured, saying, "He has gone in to lodge with a man who is a sinner."
Jesus said to him, "Assuredly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise."
All those who the Father gives me will come to me. Him who comes to me I will in no way throw out.
and by him everyone who believes is justified from all things, from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.
The law came in besides, that the trespass might abound; but where sin abounded, grace abounded more exceedingly;
For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that through patience and through encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
Therefore he is also able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, seeing that he lives forever to make intercession for them.
But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins" -- he said to the paralytic --
I have not come 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
This is the promise which he promised us, the eternal life.