12 Bible Verses About Forgiveness

12 Bible Verses About Forgiveness

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1) Forgiveness In The Bible

The teaching of the Bible makes us understand how important it is to forgive others since we have been forgiven by the blood of Christ.

Forgiveness In The Bible

Therefore, we should forgive those who do things that harm our interests, because we are able to stand firm before God through the grace and mercy granted by the Lord. When we repent, our sins are completely forgiven because of the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus. 🤲

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But, it is really difficult for us to forgive others when they hurt us. We always struggle and pray before we forgive others. When we cannot forgive others, we fall into pain and hatred, we feel so depressed.

In fact, forgiveness is not only about others, but also about our own spiritual growth.

2) Bible Verses About Forgiveness

If you are struggling to forgive someone who has hurt you or if you are struggling to forgive yourself, these biblical verses on forgiveness will do you the greatest good... 😀

Bible Verses About Forgiveness
The good news is that forgiveness is possible on all levels! You can forgive but you can also be forgiven.
The Bible is full of verses about forgiveness to help us understand how God forgives those who believe in Jesus and confess.

 Bible Verses About Forgiveness in the bible

Here are 12 bible verses on forgiveness to help us love others and build good relationships with others through forgiveness. ❤

Psalm 34:17-20
The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all; he protects all his bones, not one of them will be broken.

Luke 6:27
But to you who are listening, I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you.

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

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

1 John 2:11
But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them.

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

James 4:12
There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the one who is able to save and destroy. But you, who are you to judge your neighbor?

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.

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.

Luke 17:3
 So watch yourselves.
“If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them."

Luke 17:4
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.

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

3) Am I Forgiven By God?

First of all, we all sin,

The fact that you acknowledge your sin and feel bad about it should encourage you in many ways. Many people sin and think they are doing nothing wrong.

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However, God has opened your eyes so that you can see how much it can destroy you... But he doesn't want you to live with the guilt. He wants you to know and experience His forgiveness completely.

Isaiah 53:6
We all went astray like sheep, each one followed his own way.

Romans 3:23
For all have sinned and are bereft of the glory of God.

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4) Audio Forgiveness Scriptures

5) Read the Article - Forgiveness in Light of What in Christ I Have Been Forgiven.

Read more about forgiveness in this article: Forgiveness in light of what in Christ I have been forgiven by Patricia.


 - Live without the burden of forgiveness and find freedom in God's word.


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  • Precious kunda

    Thank you I have learned something here

  • Linda

    Hello Grace, Thank you for your comment ❤
    God bless you!

    Linda – Lord’s Guidance Team

  • Grace

    Forgiveness certainly is for myself, not just for others. I can see that. Lord, have mercy on me and give strength to forgive others.

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