Bible Verses About Second Chance, A Second Chance, and Second Chances In The Bible. What The Bible Says About Second Chances, Being Given A Second Chance and Giving People A Second Chance. Bible Verses, Quotes, Scriptures, Passages, Quotations, Readings, Stories, about, on, of and for Second Chances From The Bible. Inspirational, Encouraging, Uplifting, Motivational, Comforting, Reassuring, Useful & Practical. God is a God of Second Chances, Forgiveness, and Grace. Great Verses, Lessons and Examples of Second Chances In The Bible, eg The Story of David and Bathsheba and The Story of Jonah. God Giving Us Second Chances, God Giving You A Second Chance.
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Bible Verses On Second Chances & Being Given A Second Chance
“God, my God, I yelled for help and you put me together. God, you pulled me out of the grave, gave me another chance at life when I was down-and-out.” (The Message)
“God is good, a hiding place in tough times. He recognizes and welcomes anyone looking for help, No matter how desperate the trouble. But cozy islands of escape He wipes right off the map. No one gets away from God. Why waste time conniving against God? He’s putting an end to all such scheming. For troublemakers, no second chances. Like a pile of dry brush, Soaked in oil, they’ll go up in flames.” (The Message)
“If you, God, kept records on wrongdoings, who would stand a chance? As it turns out, forgiveness is your habit, and that’s why you’re worshiped.” (The Message)
“God gives each of us chance after chance to be saved from death and brought into the light that gives life.” (CEV)
1 Kings 18:36
When it was time for the sacrifice to be offered, Elijah the prophet came up and prayed, “O God, God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, make it known right now that you are God in Israel, that I am your servant, and that I’m doing what I’m doing under your orders. Answer me, God; O answer me and reveal to this people that you are God, the true God, and that you are giving these people another chance at repentance.” MSG
“I acknowledge my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.” (KJV)
“For a righteous man falleth seven times, and riseth up again; But the wicked are overthrown by calamity.” (ASV)
“I, even I, am He who blots out your transgressions for My own sake; And I will not remember your sins.” (NKJV)
Giving People A Second (& Third, & Fourth, & Fifth….) Chance
“Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.” (NIV)
Some Examples of Second Chances In The Bible:
1. The Story of Jonah – Jonah Chapters 1 -4 – Read The Entire Story Here
Jonah 3:1 (ESV) – “Then the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying..”
2. The Story of David & Bathsheba – 2 Samuel 11 -12 – Read The Entire Story Here
2 Samuel 12:13 (ESV) – “David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the LORD.” And Nathan said to David, “The LORD also has put away your sin; you shall not die.”
Our God Is Truly A God Of Grace and Second Chances…! But Please Remember:
Romans 6 :1-8
What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein? Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death? Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin. For he that is dead is freed from sin. Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him.. (KJV)
See Also :
Getting To Know Jesus – Developing A Personal Relationship with God
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