Bible Verses about Forgiveness: Forgiving Others, Forgiving Yourself (i.e. Forgiveness of Yourself), Forgiving Your Enemies, Forgiveness and Moving On – Inspirational Bible Verses about Forgiveness
Find below A VERY EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF FORGIVENESS BIBLE VERSES: Very helpful Inspirational Scripture Quotes on Forgiveness & Forgiving, Forgiveness in Marriage, Forgive & Forget, Forgiving Family, Forgiving Friends, & Forgiving those who hurt you. Includes Bible Verses about Forgiveness in Relationships, including specifically Bible Verses about Forgiveness in Marriage.
Powerful, Thought Provoking, Inspirational, Motivational & Encouraging Scriptures on Forgiveness in the Bible we can all refer to again and again.
What does the Bible say about Forgiveness? What does the Bible say about Forgetting the Past? What does the Bible say about Forgiving Yourself? What does the Bible say about Forgiveness in Marriage, & Forgiving Your Spouse? What does the Bible say about Forgive & Forget? What does the Bible say about Forgiving Others? What does the Bibles say about Forgiving those who hurt you? What does the Bible say about Forgiving Your Brother? Includes Scriptures on Forgiveness and Love, Forgiveness of Sins, Forgiving One Another, and Forgiving Ourselves.
I pray these Bible Verses, Scriptures & Quotes about Forgiveness will be a blessing and an inspiration to us all. By God’s grace, we will all forgive again, and again, and again, just like we have been forgiven.
Inspirational Bible Verses about Forgiveness – Thought Provoking, Encouraging, Motivational & Powerful
Bible Verses about Forgiving Others below. Scroll down to #11 & #12 for Bible Verses about Forgiveness of Sins & Bible Verses about Forgiving Yourself.
See Also: Bible Verses about Letting go & Letting God ; Bible Verses about Moving On
#1 Bible Verses about Forgiveness – Make allowances for each other’s faults
Let us remember to treat each other’s faults as gently as we typically treat ours.
“Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.” – Colossians 3:13, NLT
#2 Bible Verses about Forgiving Others, Forgiving One Another
“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.” – Ephesians 4:31- 32, NIV
Good to remember: When we forgive others, we allow ourselves to be forgiven too
“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.” – Matthew 6:14-15, ESV
See Also: Forgive Others as God Forgave You; The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant
#3 Bible Scriptures on Forgiving Again & Again (and again!): “Then Peter came to Him and said, Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Up to seven times? Jesus said to him, I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven.” – Matthew 18:21-22, NKJV
#4 Bible Verses about Forgiveness and Moving On, Forgive & Forget, Forgetting the Past: “Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends.” – Proverbs 17:9, NLT
“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing!”
– Isaiah 43:18, NIV – Bible Verses about Moving On
Useful Christian Quote about Forgiving & Forgetting: “A forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note, torn in two and burned up, so that it can never be shown against the man.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
Useful Quote about Forgiving & Letting Go: “To forgive is to set a prisoner free, and discover that the prisoner was you.” ~ Lewis Smedes
#5 Bible Verses about Forgiveness in Marriage, Forgiving Your Spouse
“Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” – Ephesians 4:32, ESV
“Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.” – Luke 6:36, KJV
“In the same way you married men should live considerately with [your wives], with an intelligent recognition [of the marriage relation], honoring the woman as [physically] the weaker, but [realizing that you] are joint heirs of the grace (God’s unmerited favor) of life, in order that your prayers may not be hindered and cut off. [Otherwise you cannot pray effectively.]” – 1 Peter 3:7, AMP
#6 Bible Verses about Forgiving Family, Forgiveness in Relationships, Forgiving Your Brother, Forgiving Your Friends – We’re all family after all 😀 “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.” – Matthew 18:15, ESV
“Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.” – Proverbs 17:9, ESV Bible Verses about Gossip
#7 Bible Verses about Forgiving Those Who Hurt You
“Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.” – Colossians 3:12-14, ESV
#8 Encouraging Bible Verses about Forgiveness – Always be ready to Forgive and Show Love & Mercy:
“Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful.” ~ Luke 6:36, ESV
“Now if anyone has caused pain, he has caused it not to me, but in some measure – not to put it too severely – to all of you. For such a one, this punishment by the majority is enough, so you should rather turn to forgive and comfort him, or he may be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow. So I beg you to reaffirm your love for him.” – 2 Corinthians 2:5-8, ESV
See also: Bible Verses about God’s Mercy; Bible Verses about God’s Forgiveness
#9 Bible Verses about Forgiving Your Enemies
“But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.” – Luke 6:35, ESV
“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you.”
– Luke 6:27, ESV
“And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.” – Mark 11:25, ESV Bible Verses about Loving Your Enemies
#10 More Bible Scriptures on Forgiveness and Love: “Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.” – 1 Peter 4:8, ESV
Loving Others; 10 Inspirational Bible Verses about Love
What brings it all together is *LOVE*. When we love, we have mercy & compassion, and we treat others with kindness. When we love, it becomes so much easier to forgive.
#11 Bible Scriptures on Forgiveness of Sins
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” – 1 John 1:9, KJV
“And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more.” – Hebrews 10:17, KJV
Bible Verses about Repentance & God’s Forgiveness
Bible Verses about Freedom from Shame & Guilt, God’s Forgiveness
#12 Bible Verses about Forgiving Yourself, Forgiving Ourselves
“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” – 2 Corinthians 5:17, KJV
“How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?” – Hebrews 9:14, KJV
Having Trouble Forgiving? Take it to God in Prayer:
Pray for God to renew your mind and help you to walk in his will
We trust God to transform us so we can confidently learn and do His will in any situation we may encounter.
“Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.” – Romans 12:2, NLT
Bible Verses about the Power of Prayer
Pray for God to make what seems impossible possible, by His grace:
Remember, “…With God all things are possible.” – Matthew 19:26, NIV
Prayer for Today:
Dear Lord, Thank you for your great love for us. Thank you for forgiving us again and again. We pray that we will extend the same mercy, love and compassion to others, continually forgiving each other, as you have forgiven us. Dear Lord, sometimes “letting go” is much easier said than done. Please help us to put our complete trust in you and allow you to work in us as we learn to forgive and completely *let it all go*.
May we always remember that “to forgive is to set a prisoner free, and discover that the prisoner was you.” (Lewis Smedes). Please transform us, help us to learn and do your will, and help us to love you and love others earnestly. So help us God, Amen.
Thanks for reading, Dear Friends – Have a wonderfully blessed, stress-free, productive, and joyful day!
Much Love & Blessings,
Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com
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