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 a persecutor, and an oppressor. But I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief: and the grace of our Lord superabounded,
2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore having received this ministry, as we have obtained mercy, we are not disheartened:
Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?
1 Peter 3:20
who of old were disobedient, when the long-suffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was preparing; wherein a few, that is eight souls, were saved by water.
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow as to his promise (as some count it slowness) but is long-suffering towards us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
Wherefore, I tell thee, her sins though many are forgiven, for she loved much: but he to whom little is forgiven, loveth but little.
Thus, I tell you, there is joy among the angels of God over one repenting sinner.
But the publican standing at a distance did not presume so much as to lift up his eyes to heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, O God, be merciful to me a sinner.
And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, He is gone to be guest with a wicked man.
And Jesus answered him, I assure thee, thou shalt be with me this day in paradise.
All that the Father giveth me, will come unto me; and him that cometh to me I will not cast out.
and by Him every one that believeth is justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
Now the law made some entrance, that the offence might appear to abound; but where sin abounded, grace hath superabounded; that as sin had reigned in death,
For whatever things were written heretofore, were written for our instruction; that we through patience and the consolation of the scriptures might have hope.
wherefore also He is able to save to the uttermost, those that come unto God by Him, seeing He ever liveth to make intercession for them.
But that ye may know, that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins,
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 which He hath promised us, even eternal life.