Verses on Forgiveness
Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
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.”
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.
James 5:16 ESV / 109 helpful votes
Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.
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.
“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
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.
He does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities. For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us. As a father shows compassion to his children, so theLord shows compassion to those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.
If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat, and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink,
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Surely there is not a righteous man on earth who does good and never sins.
I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord,” and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah
“Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven;
To him all the prophets bear witness that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”
For this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.
To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.”
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.
And no longer shall each one teach his neighbor and each his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for they shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest, declares the Lord. For I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.”
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin! For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight, so that you may be justified in your words and blameless in your judgment. Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.
And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.’
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.
Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in steadfast love. He will again have compassion on us; he will tread our iniquities underfoot. You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea. You will show faithfulness to Jacob and steadfast love to Abraham, as you have sworn to our fathers from the days of old.
But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.