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Long-Suffering of God, The


1. Is part of his character. Ex 34:6; Nu 14:18; Ps 86:15.

2. Salvation, the object of. 2Pe 3:15.

3. Through Christ’s intercession. Lu 13:8.

4. Should lead to repentance. Ro 2:4; 2Pe 3:9.

5. An encouragement to repent. Joe 2:13.

6. Exhibited in forgiving sins. Ro 3:25.

7. Exercised toward

a. His people. Isa 30:18; Eze 20:17.

b. The wicked. Ro 9:22; 1Pe 3:20.

8. Plead in prayer. Jer 15:15.

9. Limits set to. Ge 6:3; Jer 44:22.

10. The wicked

a. Abuse. Ec 8:11; Mt 24:48,49.

b. Despise. Ro 2:4.

c. Punished for despising. Ne 9:30; Mt 24:48-51; Ro 2:5.

11. Illustrated. Lu 13:6,9.

12. Exemplified

a. Manasseh. 2Ch 33:10-13.

b. Israel. Ps 78:38; Isa 48:9.

c. Jerusalem. Mt 23:37.

d. Paul. 1Ti 1:16.