Divine Delays

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Psalm 40:17

When I am poor and needy; the Lord will remember me; thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.

John 11:6

When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode two days still in the same place where he was.

John 11:21

Then Martha said unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother would not have died.

1 Kings 11:12

But I will not do it in thy days for David, thy father's sake, but I will rend it out of the hand of thy son.

1 Kings 21:29

Seest thou how Ahab has humbled himself before me? Because he has humbled himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days, but in his son's days I will bring the evil upon his house.

2 Kings 13:23

But the LORD was merciful unto them, and had compassion on them, and looked upon them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and did not desire to destroy them or to cast them from his presence as yet.

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because the 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.

Isaiah 48:9

For my name's sake I will defer my anger, and for my praise I will wait patiently for thee that I not cut thee off.

Luke 13:7

Then he said unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree and find none; cut it down; why does it cumber the ground?

Luke 13:8

And he, answering, said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also until I shall dig about it and dung it,

Luke 13:9

and if it bears fruit, well; and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.

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.

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divine Delays » In inflicting punishment

Isaiah 48:9

For my name's sake I will defer my anger, and for my praise I will wait patiently for thee that I not cut thee off.

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.

1 Kings 21:29

Seest thou how Ahab has humbled himself before me? Because he has humbled himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days, but in his son's days I will bring the evil upon his house.

1 Kings 11:12

But I will not do it in thy days for David, thy father's sake, but I will rend it out of the hand of thy son.

divine Delays » Try men's courage and patience

John 11:6

When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode two days still in the same place where he was.

Psalm 40:17

When I am poor and needy; the Lord will remember me; thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.