|15 Essential Biblical Texts|
One of the hardest, but most sought after things in life, is forgiveness. Complied are some of Bible verses a bout forgiveness. I hope you find them helpful.
1 John 1:9-10
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
If we claim we have not sinned, we make him out to be a liar and his word has no place in our lives.
1 John 2:12
I write to you, dear children, because your sins have been forgiven on account of his name.
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 will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”
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.
For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves,
in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against him;
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
Let the wicked forsake his way and the evil man his thoughts. Let him turn to the LORD, and he will have mercy on him, and to our God, for he will freely pardon.
No longer will a man teach his neighbor, or a man his brother, saying, ‘Know the LORD,’ because they will all know me, from the least of them to the greatest,” declares the LORD. “For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.”
So watch yourselves. “If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him.
If he sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times comes back to you and says, ‘I repent,’ forgive him.”
When they came to the place called the Skull, there they crucified him, along with the criminals–one on his right, the other on his left.
Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.
“Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.
The other guests began to say among themselves, “Who is this who even forgives sins?”
Jesus said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.”
And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.”
Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?”
Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.
This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.
For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.
In accordance with your great love, forgive the sin of these people, just as you have pardoned them from the time they left Egypt until now.”
The LORD replied, “I have forgiven them, as you asked.
He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.
If you, Lord, kept a record of sins, Lord, who could stand?
But with you there is forgiveness, so that we can, with reverence, serve you.
Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.