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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.

Bible References

I obtained

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:


Romans 2:4
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.

For a

Luke 7:47
Wherefore, I tell thee, her sins though many are forgiven, for she loved much: but he to whom little is forgiven, loveth but little.
Luke 15:10
Thus, I tell you, there is joy among the angels of God over one repenting sinner.
Luke 18:13
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.
Luke 19:7
And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, He is gone to be guest with a wicked man.
Luke 23:43
And Jesus answered him, I assure thee, thou shalt be with me this day in paradise.
John 6:37
All that the Father giveth me, will come unto me; and him that cometh to me I will not cast out.
Acts 13:39
and by Him every one that believeth is justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
Romans 5:20
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,
Romans 15:4
For whatever things were written heretofore, were written for our instruction; that we through patience and the consolation of the scriptures might have hope.
Hebrews 7:25
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.

General references

Mark 2:10
But that ye may know, that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins,
Luke 5:32
but sinners to repentance.
Luke 19:10
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.