Longsuffering Of God

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Exodus 34:6

And Yahweh passed over before him, and he proclaimed, "Yahweh, Yahweh, God, [who is] compassionate and gracious, {slow to anger}, and abounding with loyal love and faithfulness,

Numbers 14:18

'Yahweh [is] {slow to anger} and great of loyal love, {forgiving} sin and rebellion; but surely he leaves nothing unpunished, visiting the sin of the fathers on the sons to the third and fourth generations.'

Psalm 86:15

But you, O Lord, [are] a compassionate and gracious God, {slow to anger} and abundant in loyal love and faithfulness.

2 Peter 3:15

And regard the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as also our dear brother Paul wrote to you, according to the wisdom that was given to him,

Luke 13:8

But he answered [and] said to him, 'Sir, leave it alone this year also, until I dig around it and put manure on [it].

Isaiah 30:18

Therefore Yahweh waits to be gracious [to] you, and therefore he will rise up to show you mercy, for Yahweh [is] a God of justice; blessed [are] all those who wait for him.

Ezekiel 20:17

But my eye took pity on them by not destroying them, and {I did not completely destroy them} in the desert.

1 Peter 3:20

who were formerly disobedient, when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, [while] an ark was being constructed, in which a few--that is, eight souls--were rescued through water.

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Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Punished for despising

Matthew 24:48-51

But if that evil slave should say {to himself}, 'My master is staying away for a long time,' and he begins to beat his fellow slaves and eats and drinks with drunkards, the master of that slave will come on a day that he does not expect and at an hour that he does not know, read more.
and will cut him in two and assign his 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

'Yahweh [is] {slow to anger} and great of loyal love, {forgiving} sin and rebellion; but surely he leaves nothing unpunished, visiting the sin of the fathers on the sons to the third and fourth generations.'

Psalm 86:15

But you, O Lord, [are] a compassionate and gracious God, {slow to anger} and abundant in loyal love and faithfulness.

Exodus 34:6

And Yahweh passed over before him, and he proclaimed, "Yahweh, Yahweh, God, [who is] compassionate and gracious, {slow to anger}, and abounding with loyal love and faithfulness,

Longsuffering Of God » The wicked » Abuse

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an evil deed is not carried out quickly, the heart of {humans} fills up within them to do evil.

Matthew 24:48-49

But if that evil slave should say {to himself}, 'My master is staying away for a long time,' and he begins to beat his fellow slaves and eats and drinks with drunkards,

Longsuffering Of God » Exercised toward » His people

Isaiah 30:18

Therefore Yahweh waits to be gracious [to] you, and therefore he will rise up to show you mercy, for Yahweh [is] a God of justice; blessed [are] all those who wait for him.

Ezekiel 20:17

But my eye took pity on them by not destroying them, and {I did not completely destroy them} in the desert.

Longsuffering Of God » Limits set to

Jeremiah 44:22

And Yahweh was no longer able to bear [it], {because of} the evil of your deeds, {because of} the detestable things that you committed. Thus your land became as a site of ruins, and as a horror, and as a curse, {without} inhabitants, as [it is] this day.

Longsuffering Of God » Exercised toward » The wicked

1 Peter 3:20

who were formerly disobedient, when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, [while] an ark was being constructed, in which a few--that is, eight souls--were rescued through water.

Longsuffering Of God » Exemplified

Psalm 78:38

But he [was] compassionate; he pardoned [their] guilt and did not destroy [them]. And many [times] he turned back his anger and did not stir up all his wrath,

Isaiah 48:9

For the sake of my name I {refrain from} my anger, and [for] my praise I restrain [it] for you [so as] not to cut you off.

Longsuffering Of God » Should lead to repentance

Longsuffering Of God » Exemplified » Manasseh

2 Chronicles 33:10-13

And Yahweh spoke to Manasseh and to his people, but they would not listen. So Yahweh brought the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria upon them, and they took Manasseh captive with hooks, and they bound him with bronze fetters and brought him to Babylon. And when he was in distress he entreated Yahweh his God and greatly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors read more.
and prayed to him. And God responded to him and heard his plea and let him return to Jerusalem to his kingdom. And Manasseh knew that Yahweh was God.

Longsuffering Of God » Illustrated

Luke 13:9

And if indeed it produces fruit in the coming [year], [so much the better], but if not, you can cut it down.'"

Luke 13:6

And he told this parable: "A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came looking for fruit on it and did not find [any].

Longsuffering Of God » Exemplified » Paul

Longsuffering Of God » Plead, in prayer

Jeremiah 15:15

You who know, Yahweh, remember me, and attend to me, and take revenge for me against my persecutors {in your forbearance}. You must take me away. Know [that] I [am] carrying disgrace because of you.

Longsuffering Of God » Salvation, the object of

2 Peter 3:15

And regard the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as also our dear brother Paul wrote to you, according to the wisdom that was 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

Luke 13:8

But he answered [and] said to him, 'Sir, leave it alone this year also, until I dig around it and put manure on [it].

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

1 Peter 3:20

who were formerly disobedient, when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, [while] an ark was being constructed, in which a few--that is, eight souls--were rescued through water.