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" But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness ; but is long-suffering to us-ward, not willing... "
Signs of the Times: Or, Present, Past, and Future - Page 170
by John Cumming - 1855 - 288 pages
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Sermons Preached Before a Country Congregation

William BISHOP (Rector of Ufton Nervet.) - 1825 - 330 pages
...regard this as an instance of God's forbearance : " The Lord," he remarks, " is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness ; but is...long-suffering to usward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance11:" he spares the sinner for a while, that he may turn...
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The New Testament: Arranged in Chronological & Historical Order; with ...

George Townsend - 1825
...the Lord as a thousand years, and at lionsand years as one day. 9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness ; but is...long-suffering to usward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. Julian Pe- ^eat ' tnc eart^ a^so> an(* l'IC wor'cs...
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Scientia Biblica: Containing the New Testament, in the Original ..., Volume 2

William Carpenter - Bible - 1825
...thy son : make me as one of thy hired servants, Luke xv. 17 — 19. The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness ', but is long-suffering to us-ward, not willingthatany should perish, butthat all should come to repentance, 2 Pet. iii. 9. And account tAat...
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A Parting Memorial: Consisting of Miscellaneous Discourses, Written and ...

Robert Morrison - Missions - 1826 - 411 pages
...brother, suffer not Satan to whisper into thine ear such an insinuation. The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness, but is long-suffering to usward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. Know ye not that a thousand years are with the Lord...
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The Works of John Owen, Volume 9

John Owen - Puritans - 1826
...The Lord is not slack,' says he, 'concerning his promise (the promise, viz. of a future judgment), as some men count slackness, but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance ;' 2 Pet. iii. 8, 9. Nay, the threatening of punishment...
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Occasional sermons

Thomas Mortimer - Sermons, English - 1826 - 336 pages
...that the true cause of that delay is mercy, and not weakness. The Lord is not slack concerning B 4 his promise, as some men count slackness, but is long-suffering to us-ward ; not willing (hat any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. Still, however, there are seasons in...
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Sermons of the Rev. James Saurin, Late Pastor of the French Church ..., Volume 1

Jacques Saurin - Sermons, English - 1827
...objections of libertines, such motives to piety as the apostle intended we should draw from them. ' Beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one...should come to repentance. But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night - in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the...
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A new self-interpreting Testament, containing thousands of various ..., Volume 1

John Platts - 1827
...that Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners. 2 PET. iii. 9: The LOKD Is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness ; but is...long-suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. "MARK, ii. 18 : And the disciples of John and of the...
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The times and the seasons; or, The prophetic writings harmonized

Bible - 1827
...and a new ear^h*, wherein dwelleth righteousness." Also he says, "The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to usward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance." And St. Paul saith in the tenth chapter of the Hebrews,...
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Sermons and letters. To which is prefixed a memoir of the author

John Richards - 1827 - 448 pages
...and apply it. It is that they may turn and repent, and be saved. " The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness ; but is...long-suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance :" l and then follow the words of the text, from which...
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