Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

What if God, willing to shew his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction:

Bible References

Willing

Romans 9:17
for 'tis said in scripture to Pharaoh, "even for this same purpose have I raised thee up, that I might shew my power in thee, and that my name might be declared throughout all the earth."
Romans 1:18
there the divine wrath is revealed from heaven against all impiety, and injustice of men, who wickedly suppress the truth.
Romans 2:4
or do you despise the riches of his kindness, and forbearance, and long-suffering; not considering that the kindness of God invites you to repentance?
Revelation 6:16
"fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the lamb:

Endured

1 Peter 3:20
those antient rebels in the time of Noah, when the divine forbearance waited, till the ark was quite finish'd, in which only eight persons were saved by means of the water.
2 Peter 2:3
By their artful discourses they will make you the tools of their avarice; but their condemnation has been a long time advancing, and their ruin is far from lingring.
2 Peter 3:8
But there is one thing, my brethren, you ought to be appriz'd of, which is this, that "with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day."
Jude 1:4
For certain men have insinuated themselves among you, who were formerly proscrib'd to be punish'd; impious men, who pervert the divine favour to licentiousness, and renounce their only master, and Jesus Christ our Lord.
Revelation 6:9
When he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they maintain'd.

The vessels

Romans 9:21
is not the potter the master of his own clay, of the same mass to make one vessel for use and ornament, and another for a meaner purpose?
1 Thessalonians 5:9
for God did not design to make us the objects of his displeasure, but to effect our felicity by the Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us,
2 Timothy 2:20
in a palace there are vessels not only of gold, and of silver, but of wood and of earth likewise: some are for honourable uses, and others for meaner purposes.

Fitted

Matthew 23:31
whereby you yourselves own that ye are indeed the children of those who killed the prophets,
1 Thessalonians 2:16
who by obstructing our endeavours to save the Gentiles, continue to fill up the measure of their enormities; for which consummate vengeance is falling upon them.
1 Peter 2:8
and which the architects rejected, will be an occasion to the incredulous of their stumbling, and bruising themselves thereby:
Jude 1:4
For certain men have insinuated themselves among you, who were formerly proscrib'd to be punish'd; impious men, who pervert the divine favour to licentiousness, and renounce their only master, and Jesus Christ our Lord.