Longsuffering Of God

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Numbers 14:18

The Lord is slow to anger and rich in faithful love, forgiving wrongdoing and rebellion. But He will not leave the guilty unpunished, bringing the consequences of the fathers’ wrongdoing on the children to the third and fourth generation.

2 Peter 3:15

Also, regard the patience of our Lord as an opportunity for salvation, just as our dear brother Paul has written to you according to the wisdom given to him.

Ezekiel 20:17

But I spared them from destruction and did not bring them to an end in the wilderness.

1 Peter 3:20

who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah while an ark was being prepared. In it a few—that is, eight people—were saved through water.

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Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Punished for despising

Matthew 24:48-51

But if that wicked slave says in his heart, 'My master is delayed,' and starts to beat his fellow slaves, and eats and drinks with drunkards, that slave's master will come on a day he does not expect and at an hour he does not know. read more.
He will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the hypocrites. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Longsuffering Of God » Is part of his character

Numbers 14:18

The Lord is slow to anger and rich in faithful love, forgiving wrongdoing and rebellion. But He will not leave the guilty unpunished, bringing the consequences of the fathers’ wrongdoing on the children to the third and fourth generation.

Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because the sentence against a criminal act is not carried out quickly, the heart of people is filled with the desire to commit crime.

Matthew 24:48-49

But if that wicked slave says in his heart, 'My master is delayed,' and starts to beat his fellow slaves, and eats and drinks with drunkards,

Longsuffering Of God » Exercised toward » His people

Ezekiel 20:17

But I spared them from destruction and did not bring them to an end in the wilderness.

Longsuffering Of God » Limits set to

Jeremiah 44:22

The Lord can no longer bear your evil deeds and the detestable acts you have committed, so your land has become a waste, a desolation, and an object of cursing, without inhabitant, as you see today.

Longsuffering Of God » Exercised toward » The wicked

1 Peter 3:20

who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah while an ark was being prepared. In it a few—that is, eight people—were saved through water.

Longsuffering Of God » Exemplified

Psalm 78:38

Yet He was compassionate;
He atoned for their guilt
and did not destroy them.
He often turned His anger aside
and did not unleash all His wrath.

Isaiah 48:9

I will delay My anger for the honor of My name,
and I will restrain Myself for your benefit and for My praise,
so that you will not be destroyed.

Longsuffering Of God » Should lead to repentance

Longsuffering Of God » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:10-13

The Lord spoke to Manasseh and his people, but they didn't listen. So He brought against them the military commanders of the king of Assyria. They captured Manasseh with hooks, bound him with bronze [shackles], and took him to Babylon. When he was in distress, he sought the favor of the Lord his God and earnestly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors. read more.
He prayed to Him, so He heard his petition and granted his request, and brought him back to Jerusalem, to his kingdom. So Manasseh came to know that the Lord is God.

Longsuffering Of God » Illustrated

Luke 13:9

Perhaps it will bear fruit next year, but if not, you can cut it down.’”

Luke 13:6

And He told this parable:“A man had a fig tree that was planted in his vineyard. He came looking for fruit on it and found none.

Longsuffering Of God » Exemplified » Paul

Longsuffering Of God » Plead, in prayer

Jeremiah 15:15

You know,Lord;
remember me and take note of me.
Avenge me against my persecutors.
In Your patience, don’t take me away.
Know that I suffer disgrace for Your honor.

Longsuffering Of God » Salvation, the object of

2 Peter 3:15

Also, regard the patience of our Lord as an opportunity for salvation, just as our dear brother Paul 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

Repentance » We should be led to, by » Longsuffering Of God

1 Peter 3:20

who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah while an ark was being prepared. In it a few—that is, eight people—were saved through water.

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