Definition of FORBEARANCE is a refraining from the enforcement of something (as a debt, right, or obligation) that is due; the act of forbearing : patience. Forebearance is a term used when we think of how God deals with us. Aren’t you glad God is patient with us and forgives us for the way we act? He doesn’t treat us the way we treat Him. He is always there for us. How often to blow right by Him in our life and wait till things get bad to turn to him? He is patient, loving and caring. Are you?
Whom God put forward as a propitiation by his blood, to be received by faith. This was to show God’s righteousness, because in his divine forbearance he had passed over former sins.