And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate(A) and gracious God, slow to anger,(B) abounding in love(C) and faithfulness,(D)

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22 What if God, although choosing to show his wrath and make his power known, bore with great patience(A) the objects of his wrath—prepared for destruction?(B)

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16 But for that very reason I was shown mercy(A) so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display his immense patience(B) as an example for those who would believe(C) in him and receive eternal life.(D)

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20 to those who were disobedient long ago when God waited patiently(A) in the days of Noah while the ark was being built.(B) In it only a few people, eight in all,(C) were saved(D) through water,

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15 Bear in mind that our Lord’s patience(A) means salvation,(B) just as our dear brother Paul also wrote you with the wisdom that God gave him.(C)

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