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?
What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
He has said in his heart, God has forgotten: he hides his face; he will never see it.
Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.
And come and stand before me in this house, which is called by my name, and say, We are delivered to do all these abominations?
Son of man, what is that proverb that you have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision fails?
But if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delays his coming;
2 Peter 3:3
Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,
And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had before prepared unto glory,
For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.
O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!
For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and abundant in mercy unto all them that call upon you.
O LORD, how manifold are your works! in wisdom have you made them all: the earth is full of your riches.
In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,
Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;
But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;
But after the kindness and love of God our Savior toward man appeared,
Whom God has set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that are past, through the forbearance of God;
What if God, willing to show his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction:
And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,
The LORD is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.
But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his wrath.
But you, O Lord, are a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in mercy and truth.
And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of justice: blessed are all they that wait for him.
I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the LORD, and the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD has bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel, which he has bestowed on them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.
And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray you, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before unto Tarshish: for I knew that you are a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and you relent from the destruction.
1 Timothy 1:16
But for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might show forth all longsuffering, for an example to them who should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.
1 Peter 3:20
Who formerly were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, by which a few, that is, eight souls were saved through water.
But afterward they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.
And some fell upon a rock; and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacked moisture.