Longsuffering Of God

Most Relevant Verses

Numbers 14:18

Jehovah is slow to anger, and abundant in goodness, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, upon the third and fourth generation.

2 Peter 3:15

and account the longsuffering of our Lord to be salvation; according as our beloved brother Paul also has written to you according to the wisdom given to him,

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore will Jehovah wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he lift himself up, that he may have mercy upon you; for Jehovah is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.

Ezekiel 20:17

But mine eye spared them so as not to destroy them, neither did I make a full end of them in the wilderness.

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Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Punished for despising

Matthew 24:48-51

But if that evil bondman should say in his heart, My lord delays to come, and begin to beat his fellow-bondmen, and eat and drink with the drunken; the lord of that bondman shall come in a day when he does not expect it, and in an hour he knows not of, read more.
and shall cut him in two and appoint his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.

Longsuffering Of God » Is part of his character

Numbers 14:18

Jehovah is slow to anger, and abundant in goodness, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, upon the third and fourth generation.

Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the children of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Matthew 24:48-49

But if that evil bondman should say in his heart, My lord delays to come, and begin to beat his fellow-bondmen, and eat and drink with the drunken;

Longsuffering Of God » Exercised toward » His people

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore will Jehovah wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he lift himself up, that he may have mercy upon you; for Jehovah is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.

Ezekiel 20:17

But mine eye spared them so as not to destroy them, neither did I make a full end of them in the wilderness.

Longsuffering Of God » Limits set to

Jeremiah 44:22

And Jehovah could no longer bear, because of the evil of your doings, and because of the abominations that ye had committed; and your land is become a waste, and an astonishment, and a curse, without inhabitant, as at this day.

Longsuffering Of God » Exercised toward » The wicked

Longsuffering Of God » Exemplified

Psalm 78:38

But he was merciful: he forgave the iniquity, and destroyed them not; but many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his fury:

Isaiah 48:9

For my name's sake I will defer mine anger, and for my praise will I refrain as to thee, that I cut thee not off.

Longsuffering Of God » Should lead to repentance

Longsuffering Of God » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:10-13

And Jehovah spoke to Manasseh and to his people; but they did not hearken. And Jehovah brought upon them the captains of the host of the king of Assyria, who took Manasseh with fetters, and bound him with chains of brass, and carried him to Babylon. And when he was in affliction, he besought Jehovah his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers, read more.
and prayed to him. And he was intreated of him and heard his supplication, and brought him again to Jerusalem into his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew that Jehovah, he was God.

Longsuffering Of God » Illustrated

Luke 13:9

and if it shall bear fruit but if not, after that thou shalt cut it down.

Luke 13:6

And he spoke this parable: A certain man had a fig-tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit upon it and did not find any.

Longsuffering Of God » Exemplified » Paul

Longsuffering Of God » Plead, in prayer

Jeremiah 15:15

Jehovah, thou knowest: remember me, and visit me, and avenge me of my persecutors; in thy long-suffering take me not away: know that for thy sake I bear reproach.

Longsuffering Of God » Salvation, the object of

2 Peter 3:15

and account the longsuffering of our Lord to be salvation; according as our beloved brother Paul also has written to you according to the wisdom given to him,

Longsuffering Of God » Exhibited in forgiving sins

Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Despise

Longsuffering Of God » An encouragement to repent

Longsuffering Of God » Through Christ's intercession

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