18 Thought Provoking Bible Verses About Holding Grudges & Not Holding Grudges.

18 Thought Provoking Bible Verses About Holding Grudges & Not Holding Grudges.

Explore 18 Inspirational, Motivational, Uplifting & Encouraging Bible Verses, Scriptures, Quotes & Passages about Holding Grudges, Holding A Grudge, & Not Holding Grudges.


Colossians 3:13, TLB Be gentle and ready to forgive; never hold grudges. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.

Ephesians 4:31, NIV Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.

Ephesians 4:32, ESV Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Mark 11:25-26, NIV And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.

Matthew 6:12, NIV And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.

Colossians 3:13, NLT Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.

Matthew 18:21-22, NCV Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, when my fellow believer sins against me, how many times must I forgive him? Should I forgive him as many as seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, you must forgive him more than seven times. You must forgive him even if he wrongs you seventy times seven. See also: The Parable Of The Unforgiving Servant

Luke 17:4, NLT Even if that person wrongs you seven times a day and each time turns again and asks forgiveness, you must forgive.

Matthew 5:44-45, NIV But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Romans 12:19, NIV Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord.

Proverbs 24:29, NIV Do not say, “I’ll do to them as they have done to me; I’ll pay them back for what they did.” See also: 12 Bible Verses about Revenge & Retaliation

Proverbs 25:21, NIV If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.

Romans 12:14, ESV Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.

1 Peter 3:8-9, NLT Finally, all of you should be of one mind. Sympathize with each other. Love each other as brothers and sisters. Be tenderhearted, and keep a humble attitude. Don’t repay evil for evil. Don’t retaliate with insults when people insult you. Instead, pay them back with a blessing. That is what God has called you to do, and he will grant you his blessing.

Romans 8:28, VOICE We are confident that God is able to orchestrate everything to work toward something good and beautiful when we love Him and accept His invitation to live according to His plan.

Romans 12:21, NIV Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. See also: 10 Bible Verses about Getting Even.

Colossians 3:13-15, TLB Most of all, let love guide your life, for then the whole church will stay together in perfect harmony. Let the peace of heart that comes from Christ be always present in your hearts and lives, for this is your responsibility and privilege as members of his body. And always be thankful.

1 Corinthians 14:1a, NLT Let love be your highest goal!

Helpful Quote about Holding Grudges:
“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” ~ Lewis B. Smedes

Don’t bother holding a grudge. God will work it out in your favor – Amen!

Romans 8:28,, NASB And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

Genesis 50:20 ESV You meant evil against me, but God meant it for good.

See also:
Letting go of offenses
Forgive Others Just As God Forgave You. Forgive Others So That God Will Forgive You.
You will never need to forgive anyone more than God has already forgiven you
Bible Verses about Forgiveness
Forgive Others as God Forgave You ~ Don’t Be A Bad Guy

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