Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
I cause my righteousness to come near; it shall not go away; and my salvation shall not be stayed: and I will place salvation in Zion; and my glory in Israel.
For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak and not lie; though it tarry, wait for it because it will surely come; wait for it.
And shall not God avenge his own elect who cry day and night unto him though he bears long regarding them?
For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come and will not tarry.
2 Peter 3:15
And have as saving health the patience of our Lord, even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him has written unto you
And as the LORD passed by before him, he proclaimed, I AM, I AM strong, merciful, and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in mercy and truth,
But thou, O Lord, art a merciful and gracious God, longsuffering and plenteous in mercy and truth.
And therefore will the LORD wait for you, that he may have mercy on you, and therefore will he be exalted having mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all those that wait for him.
What if God, desiring to show his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much meekness the vessels of wrath, prepared for death,
1 Timothy 1:16
But for this cause I was received unto mercy that in me first, Jesus Christ might show forth all clemency, for an example to those who should hereafter believe in him for eternal life.
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.
If thou shalt do this thing and God command thee so, then thou shalt be able to endure, and all this people shall also go to their place in peace.
that thou wilt forgive their sin; and if not, blot me now out of thy book which thou hast written.
And the LORD would speak unto Moses face to face, as anyone would speak unto their friend. And he would turn again into the camp, but his servant Joshua, the son of Nun, a young man, did not depart out of the tabernacle.
Or dost thou despise the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, ignoring that the goodness of God leads thee to repentance?
1 Timothy 2:4
who desires that all men be saved and come unto the knowledge of the truth.
And I have given her time to repent of her fornication, and she repented not.