2 Peter 1:9; 2 Peter 2:21; 2 Peter 3:8-9
But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off , and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.
For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.
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 longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish , but that all should come to repentance.