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2.19 | Give Glory to God for His Patience and Willingness to be Reconciled

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SECTION 2 | Confession | 2.19 | Give Glory to God for His Patience and Willingness to be Reconciled

We must give to God the glory of his patience and long-suffering towards us and his willingness to be reconciled.

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O the riches of the patience and forbearance of God! Romans 2:4(ESV) How patient he is toward us, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. 2 Peter 3:9(ESV)

You have not dealt with us according to our sins, nor repaid us according to our iniquities, Psalm 103:10(ESV) but you wait to be gracious to us. Isaiah 30:18(ESV)

Sentence against our evil deeds has not been executed speedily, Ecclesiastes 8:11(ESV) but you have given us time to repent and make our peace with you, Revelation 2:21(ESV) and call even faithless sons to return to you, and have promised to heal our faithlessness; and therefore, behold, we come to you, for you are the LORD our God. Jeremiah 3:22(ESV)

Surely the patience of our Lord is counted as salvation; 2 Peter 3:15(ESV) and if the LORD had meant to kill us, he would not now have shown us such things as these. Judges 13:23(ESV)

And O that this kindness of God might lead us to repentance! Romans 2:4(ESV) For though we have broken faith with our God, yet now there is hope for us in Israel in spite of this. Ezra 10:2(ESV)

You have said it and have confirmed it with an oath, that you have no pleasure in the death of sinners, but rather desire that we should turn and live. Ezekiel 33:11(ESV) Therefore will we rend our hearts, and not our garments, and return to the LORD our God; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. Who knows whether he will not turn and relent, and leave a blessing behind him? Joel 2:13-14(ESV)

O the riches of the patience and forbearance of God! Romans 2:4(ESV) How patient he is toward me, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. 2 Peter 3:9(ESV)

You have not dealt with me according to my sins, nor repaid me according to my iniquities, Psalm 103:10(ESV) but you wait to be gracious to me. Isaiah 30:18(ESV)

Sentence against my evil deeds has not been executed speedily, Ecclesiastes 8:11(ESV) but you have given me time to repent and make my peace with you, Revelation 2:21(ESV) and call even a faithless son such as myself to return to you, and have promised to heal my faithlessness; and therefore, behold, I come to you, for you are the LORD my God. Jeremiah 3:22(ESV)

Surely the patience of my Lord is counted as salvation; 2 Peter 3:15(ESV) and if the LORD had meant to kill me, he would not now have shown me such things as these. Judges 13:23(ESV)

And O that this kindness of God might lead me to repentance! Romans 2:4(ESV) For though I have broken faith with my God, yet now there is hope for me in Israel in spite of this. Ezra 10:2(ESV)

You have said it and have confirmed it with an oath, that you have no pleasure in the death of sinners like me, but rather desire that I should turn and live. Ezekiel 33:11(ESV) Therefore will I rend my heart, and not my garment, and return to the LORD my God; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. Who knows whether he will not turn and relent, and leave a blessing behind him? Joel 2:13-14(ESV)

O the riches of the patience and forbearance of God! Romans 2:4(KJV) How long-suffering is he toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. 2 Peter 3:9(KJV)

Thou hast not dealt with us according to our sin, nor rewarded us after our iniquities, Psalm 103:10(KJV) but thou waitest to be gracious to us. Isaiah 30:18(KJV)

Sentence against our evil works has not been executed speedily, Ecclesiastes 8:11(KJV) but thou hast given us space to repent and make our peace with thee, Revelation 2:21(KJV) and callest even backsliding children to return to thee and hast promised to heal their backslidings; and therefore, behold we come unto thee, for thou art the Lord our God. Jeremiah 3:22(KJV)

Surely the long-suffering of our Lord is salvation; 2 Peter 3:15(KJV) and if the Lord had been pleased to kill us, he would not as at this time have showed us such things as these. Judges 13:23(KJV)

And O that this goodness of God might lead us to repentance! Romans 2:4(KJV) For though we have trespassed against our God, yet now there is hope in Israel concerning this thing. Ezra 10:2(KJV)

Thou hast said it and hast confirmed it with an oath, that thou hast no pleasure in the death of sinners, but rather that we should turn and live. Ezekiel 33:11(KJV) Therefore will we rend our hearts, and not our garments, and turn to the Lord our God; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and of great kindness. Who knows if he will return and repent and leave a blessing behind him? Joel 2:13-14(KJV)

O the riches of the patience and forbearance of God! Romans 2:4(KJV) How long-suffering is he towards me, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. 2 Peter 3:9(KJV)

Thou hast not dealt with me according to my sin, nor rewarded me after my iniquities, Psalm 103:10(KJV) but thou waitest to be gracious to me. Isaiah 30:18(KJV)

Sentence against my evil works has not been executed speedily, Ecclesiastes 8:11(KJV) but thou hast given me space to repent and make my peace with thee, Revelation 2:21(KJV) and callest even backsliding children, such as myself, to return to thee and hast promised to heal my backslidings; and therefore, behold I come unto thee, for thou art the Lord my God. Jeremiah 3:22(KJV)

Surely the long-suffering of my Lord is salvation; 2 Peter 3:15(KJV) and if the Lord had been pleased to kill me, he would not as at this time have showed me such things as these. Judges 13:23(KJV)

And O that this goodness of God might lead me to repentance! Romans 2:4(KJV) For though I have trespassed against my God, yet now there is hope for me in Israel concerning this thing. Ezra 10:2(KJV)

Thou hast said it and hast confirmed it with an oath, that thou hast no pleasure in the death of sinners like me, but rather desire that I should turn and live. Ezekiel 33:11(KJV) Therefore will I rend my heart, and not my garment, and turn to the Lord my God; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and of great kindness. Who knows if he will return and repent and leave a blessing behind him? Joel 2:13-14(KJV)

O the riches of the patience and tolerance of God! Romans 2:4(NASB) How patient He is towards us, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance. 2 Peter 3:9(NASB)

You have not dealt with us according to our sins, nor rewarded us according to our iniquities, Psalm 103:10(NASB) but You wait to be gracious to us. Isaiah 30:18(NASB)

Sentence against our evil deeds has not been executed quickly, Ecclesiastes 8:11(NASB) but You have given us time to repent and make our peace with You, Revelation 2:21(NASB) and call even faithless sons to return to You and have promised to heal our faithlessness; and therefore, behold, we come to You, for You are the LORD our God. Jeremiah 3:22(NASB)

Surely the patience of our Lord is salvation; 2 Peter 3:15(NASB) and if the Lord had desired to kill us, He would not as at this time have shown us all these things. Judges 13:23(NASB)

And O that this kindness of God might lead us to repentance! Romans 2:4(NASB) For though we have been unfaithful to our God, yet now there is hope for Israel in spite of this. Ezra 10:2(NASB)

You have said it and have confirmed it with an oath, that You take no pleasure in the death of sinners, but rather that we should turn and live. Ezekiel 33:11(NASB) Therefore we will rend our heart and not our garments and return to the LORD our God; for He is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness. Who knows whether He will not turn and relent and leave a blessing behind Him? Joel 2:13-14(NASB)

O the riches of the patience and tolerance of God! Romans 2:4(NASB) How patient He is towards me, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance. 2 Peter 3:9(NASB)

You have not dealt with me according to my sins, nor rewarded me according to my iniquities, Psalm 103:10(NASB) but You wait to be gracious to me. Isaiah 30:18(NASB)

Sentence against my evil deeds has not been executed quickly, Ecclesiastes 8:11(NASB) but You have given me time to repent and make my peace with You, Revelation 2:21(NASB) and call even faithless sons to return to You and have promised to heal my faithlessness; and therefore, behold, I come to You, for You are the LORD my God. Jeremiah 3:22(NASB)

Surely the patience of my Lord is salvation; 2 Peter 3:15(NASB) and if the Lord had desired to kill me, He would not as at this time have shown me all these things. Judges 13:23(NASB)

And O that this kindness of God might lead me to repentance! Romans 2:4(NASB) For though I have been unfaithful to my God, yet now there is hope for Israel in spite of this. Ezra 10:2(NASB)

You have said it and have confirmed it with an oath, that You take no pleasure in the death of sinners like me, but rather that I should turn and live. Ezekiel 33:11(NASB) Therefore I will rend my heart and not my garments and return to the LORD my God; for He is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness. Who knows whether He will not turn and relent and leave a blessing behind Him? Joel 2:13-14(NASB)

O the riches of the patience and forbearance of God! Romans 2:4(NIV) How patient he is with us, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. 2 Peter 3:9(NIV)

You have not treated us as our sins deserve or repaid us according to our iniquities, Psalm 103:10(NIV) but you rather long to be gracious to us. Isaiah 30:18(NIV)

The sentence for our crimes against you has not been quickly carried out, Ecclesiastes 8:11(NIV) but you have given us time to repent and make our peace with you, Revelation 2:21(NIV) and call even faithless people to return to you, having promised to cure us of backsliding; and therefore, behold, we come to you, for you are the LORD our God. Jeremiah 3:22(NIV)

Surely the Lord’s patience means salvation; 2 Peter 3:15(NIV) and if the Lord had meant to kill us, he would not now have shown us all these things. Judges 13:23(NIV)

And O that this kindness of God might lead us toward repentance! Romans 2:4(NIV) For though we have been unfaithful to our God, yet in spite of this there is still hope for us in Israel. Ezra 10:2(NIV)

You have said it and have confirmed it with an oath, that you have no pleasure in the death of sinners, but rather desire that we should turn and live. Ezekiel 33:11(NIV) Therefore will we rend our hearts, and not our garments, and return to the LORD our God; for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. Who knows? He may turn and have pity and leave behind a blessing. Joel 2:13-14(NIV)

O the riches of the patience and forbearance of God! Romans 2:4(NIV) How patient he is with me, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. 2 Peter 3:9(NIV)

You have not treated me as my sins deserve or repaid me according to my iniquities, Psalm 103:10(NIV) but you rather long to be gracious to me. Isaiah 30:18(NIV)

The sentence for my crimes against you has not been quickly carried out, Ecclesiastes 8:11(NIV) but you have given me time to repent and make my peace with you, Revelation 2:21(NIV) and call even faithless people, such as myself, to return to you, having promised to cure me of backsliding; and therefore, behold, I come to you, for you are the LORD my God. Jeremiah 3:22(NIV)

Surely the Lord’s patience means salvation; 2 Peter 3:15(NIV) and if the Lord had meant to kill me, he would not now have shown me all these things. Judges 13:23(NIV)

And O that this kindness of God might lead me toward repentance! Romans 2:4(NIV) For though I have been unfaithful to my God, yet in spite of this there is still hope for me in Israel. Ezra 10:2(NIV)

You have said it and have confirmed it with an oath, that you have no pleasure in the death of sinners like me, but rather desire that I should turn and live. Ezekiel 33:11(NIV) Therefore will I rend my heart, and not my garment, and return to the LORD my God; for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. Who knows? He may turn and have pity and leave behind a blessing. Joel 2:13-14(NIV)

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