10 Bible Verses About Forgiveness

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“Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free and realizing you were the prisoner.”– Max Lucado

We are told many times that we must forgive each other. It is not always easy, BUT we have to consciously make that choice even before we feel like it. Forgiveness is a CHOICE, not a feeling.

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Here are 10 key verses to remember about forgiveness, and The Lord’s forgiveness and mercy toward us:

  • Psalm 103:8-12 –The Lord is compassionate and gracious,slow to anger and rich in faithful love. He will not always accuse us or be angry forever. He has not dealt with us as our sins deserve or repaid us according to our offenses. For as high as the heavens are above the earth,so great is His faithful love toward those who fear Him. As far as the east is from the west,so far has He removed our transgressions from us.”
  • Acts 10:42-43- He commanded us to preach to the people and to solemnly testify that He is the One appointed by God to be the Judge of the living and the dead. All the prophets testify about Him that through His name everyone who believes in Him will receive forgiveness of sins.”
  • Ephesians 1:7-10- We have redemption in Him through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace that He lavished on us with all wisdom and understanding. He made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure that He planned in Him  for the administration of the days of fulfillmentto bring everything together in the Messiah, both things in heaven and things on earth in Him.”
  • Isaiah 43:25- It is I who sweep away your transgressions for My own sake and remember your sins no more.”
  • Colossians 1:13-14- He has rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son He loves.  We have redemption,the forgiveness of sins, in Him.”
  • Ephesians 4:31-32- All bitterness, anger and wrath, shouting and slander must be removed from you, along with all malice. And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.”
  • Matthew 6:14- For if you forgive people their wrongdoing, your heavenly Father will forgive you as well.
  • Psalm 130:4- But with You there is forgiveness, so that You may be revered.
  • Isaiah 1:18- Though your sins are like scarlet, they will be as white as snow; though they are as red as crimson, they will be like wool.
  • Isaiah 53:5- But He was pierced because of our transgressions, crushed because of our iniquities; punishment for our peace was on Him, and we are healed by His wounds.

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