Quotes on Forgiveness

Bible quotes on forgiveness

There are 119 verses in the Bible that contain a form of the word forgiveness. Here are some famous Bible verses that center on the importance of forgiving others.

Joseph said to them, "Don't be afraid. Am I in the place of God? You intended me to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives"(Genesis 50:19-20).

If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared (Psalms 130:3-4).

The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against him (Daniel 9:9).

Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors (Matthew 6:12).

And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins (Mark 11:25).

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you (Ephesians 4:32).

Christian quotes on forgiveness

When everything in you wants to hold a grudge, point a finger and remember the pain, God wants you to lay it aside. Why? Because when you release it, you will be set free. - R.T. Kendell

Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free and realizing that you were the prisoner. - Max Lucado

Those who are able to forgive were best able to rebuild their lives. -
Corrie ten Boom (referring to Holocaust survivors)

Jesus forgave his murderers on the spot. It's taken me eleven years. -
Ella Jo Sadler (referring to the men who murdered her father)

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