Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?
Then what shall we conclude? Are we to continue to sin to increase the spread of mercy?
But if he is a bad slave and says to himself, 'My master is going to stay a long time,'
2 Peter 3:3
First of all, you must understand this, that in the last days mockers will come with their mockeries, going where their passions lead
so as to show all the wealth of his glory in dealing with the objects of his mercy, whom he has prepared from the beginning to share his glory,
There is no distinction between Jew and Greek for they all have the same Lord, and he is generous to all who call upon him.
How inexhaustible God's resources, wisdom, and knowledge are! How unfathomable his decisions are, and how untraceable his ways!
It is through union with him and through his blood that we have been delivered and our offenses forgiven,
But God is so rich in mercy that because of the great love he had for us,
To me, the very least of all his people, this favor has been given, of preaching to the heathen the inexhaustible wealth of the Christ,
My God will gloriously supply all your needs with his wealth, through your union with Christ Jesus.
to whom God has chosen to make known among the heathen how glorious this mystery of Christ in you, the promise of glorification, really is.
that your hearts may be cheered. I want you to be united by love, and to have all the benefit of assured knowledge in coming to know Christ??3 that divine mystery in which all treasures of wisdom and knowledge are to be found.
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge the rich of this world not to be arrogant, nor to set their hopes on such an uncertain thing as riches, but on God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
But when the goodness and kindness of God our Savior were revealed,
For God showed him publicly dying as a sacrifice of reconciliation to be taken advantage of through faith. This was to vindicate his own justice (for in his forbearance, God passed over men's former sins)??26 to vindicate his justice at the present time, and show that he is upright himself, and that he makes those who have faith in Jesus upright also.
Then what if God, though he wanted to display his anger and show his power, has shown great patience toward the objects of his anger, already ripe for destruction,
1 Timothy 1:16
but God had mercy on me in order that in my case as the foremost, Christ Jesus might display his perfect patience, as an example to those who would later believe in him and find eternal life.
1 Peter 3:20
who had once been disobedient, when in Noah's time God in his patience waited for the ark to be made ready, in which a few people, eight in all, were brought safely through the water.
And some of it fell upon the rock, and when it sprang up it withered, because it had no moisture.