The Long-Suffering of God

No length of time can make the Lord forget His mercies, which impenitent sinners have abused. Even when they are in Hell He will remember them, and make them to remember them, for the increase of their unspeakable torment and vexation, Luke 16:25, for here the Spirit of the Lord, speaking by this Apostle, declares to the world that He is mindful of the despising of His patience and pains, manifested many thousand years ago, toward them that are now in Hell:

Alexander Nisbet, 1&2 Peter Commentary, page 147

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