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50 Scriptures on Forgiveness










Forgive one another is a statement we hear often in our day to day lives and yet it is one of the most difficut things to do.We also hear things like I can forgive you but I will not forget, or I can't forgive them because I can't forget what they did to me.The list is really endless. Forgiveness holds an important significance within Christianity as it embodies the essence of Jesus Christ's teachings and the very core of Christian faith. In the life of a believer understanding the importance of forgiveness is very important and it's not merely a moral obligation but a transformative act that reflects the unconditional love and grace of God.


At the heart of every beliver, forgiveness lies as the ultimate example set by Jesus Christ himself. In Matthew 6:14-15, Jesus declares, "For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses." This passage shows the reciprocal nature of forgiveness, highlighting its pivotal role in experiencing divine grace and reconciliation.





Forgiveness is a testament to the redemptive power of love, enabling us to break free from the chains of bitterness and resentment. Through forgiveness, we emulate Christ's sacrificial love and extend compassion to others, even in the face of wrong doing. It's not about excusing or condoning harmful behavior but about releasing the grip of anger and embracing a path of healing and restoration.Moreover, forgiveness fosters unity within the body of Christ, nurturing a community bound together by compassion and empathy. By extending forgiveness, we create a space for reconciliation and the rebuilding of relationships, mirroring the reconciling work of Christ on the cross.


Forgiveness is both a gift and a responsibility bestowed upon us as followers of Christ. It's a sacred journey towards wholeness and liberation, guided by the profound truth that in forgiving others, we ourselves are set free.







Scriptures

  1. Scripture: Matthew 6:14-15 ''14 For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.15 But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.''

  2. Scripture: Mark 11:25 - "And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins."

  3. Scripture: Luke 6:37 - "Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven."

  4. Scripture: Colossians 3:13 - "Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you."

  5. Scripture: Ephesians 4:32 - "Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you."

  6. Scripture: Matthew 18:21-22 - "Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, 'Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?' Jesus answered, 'I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.'"

  7. Scripture: Psalm 103:10-12 - "He does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities. For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us."

  8. Scripture: Matthew 18:15 - "If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over."

  9. Scripture: Luke 17:3-4 - "So watch yourselves. If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them. Even if they sin against you seven times in a day and seven times come back to you saying ‘I repent,’ you must forgive them."

  10. Scripture: Acts 3:19 - "Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord."





11. Scripture: 1 John 1:9 - "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness."

12. Scripture: Isaiah 1:18 - "Come now, let us settle the matter,' says the Lord. 'Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.'"

13. Scripture: Acts 10:43 - "All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name."

14. Scripture: Psalm 86:5 - "You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you."

15. Scripture: Micah 7:18 - "Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy." 16. Scripture: James 5:15 - "And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven."

17. Scripture: 1 John 2:12 - "I am writing to you, dear children, because your sins have been forgiven on account of his name."

18. Scripture: Ephesians 1:7 - "In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace."

19. Scripture: Acts 13:38 - "Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you."

20. Scripture: Matthew 26:28 - "This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins."





21. Scripture: Luke 24:47 - "and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem."

22. Scripture: Ephesians 4:31-32 - "Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you."

23. Scripture: Romans 4:7 - "Blessed are those whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered."

24. Scripture: Hebrews 8:12 - "For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more."

25. Scripture: 1 John 1:7 - "But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin."

26. Scripture: Colossians 2:13-14 - "When you were dead in your sins and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins, having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; he has taken it away, nailing it to the cross."

27. Scripture: Psalm 32:1-2 - "Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered. Blessed is the one whose sin the Lord does not count against them and in whose spirit is no deceit."

28. Scripture: Acts 22:16 - "And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name."

29. Scripture: Ephesians 5:1-2 - "Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God."

30. Scripture: Psalm 103:3 - "who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases."






31. Scripture: Romans 5:8 - "But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us."

32. Scripture: Ephesians 1:7-8 - "In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding,"

33. Scripture: Acts 26:18 - "to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me."

34. Scripture: Matthew 9:6 - "But I want you to know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins." So he said to the paralyzed man, "Get up, take your mat and go home."

35. Scripture: Psalm 130:4 - "But with you there is forgiveness, so that we can, with reverence, serve you."

36. Scripture: Acts 10:43 - "All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name."

37. Scripture: Luke 6:37 - "Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven."

38. Scripture: Acts 5:31 - "God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might bring Israel to repentance and forgive their sins."

39. Scripture: Luke 7:47 - "Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven—as her great love has shown. But whoever has been forgiven little loves little."

40. Scripture: Acts 13:38-39 - "Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. Through him everyone who believes is set free from every sin, a justification you were not able to obtain under the law of Moses."




41. Scripture: 2 Chronicles 7:14 - "If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land."

42. Scripture: Matthew 18:21-22 - "Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, 'Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?' Jesus answered, 'I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.'"

43. Scripture: Psalm 86:5 - "You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you."

44. Scripture: Daniel 9:9 - "The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against him;"

45. Scripture: Acts 2:38 - "Peter replied, 'Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.'"

46. Scripture: Isaiah 43:25 - "I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more."

47. Scripture: Matthew 26:28 - "This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins."

48. Scripture: Acts 10:43 - "All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name."

49. Scripture: Luke 24:47 - "and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem."

50. Scripture: Ephesians 1:7 - "In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace."



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