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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