Jesus urges us in his word to forgive others as He forgave us. Forgiveness is a virtue, this 20 bible verses about forgiveness is to open our eyes to the benefits of forgiveness. God wants us to always forgive those who have wronged us, He wants us to learn to leave vengeance for him and him alone. For you to know how to forgive others, you must first learn how God for gave you and I in Christ Jesus .
2 Corinthians 5:17-21 tells us how that God forgave us through Christ, not imputing our trespasses on us and rather imputing the righteousness of His son in us when we don’t deserve it. Romans 5:8 tells us that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us, these was how God demonstrated his love for us. God’s love and forgiveness is unconditional. He loves us even when we were still sinners. Therefore we ought to love others unconditionally as God through Christ has loved us. As you read this bible verses about forgiveness, let the holy spirit spread the love of God in your heart, and receive the courage to forgive others in Jesus name.
20 bible verses about forgiveness KJV
1). Proverbs 17:9:
9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.
2). Ephesians 4:32:
32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.
3). Matthew 6:14:
14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:
4). Colossians 3:13:
13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
5). 2 Chronicles 7:14:
14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
6). Luke 6:37:
37 Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:
7). Micah 7:18:
18 Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.
8). Psalm 86:5:
5 For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.
9). Proverbs 28:13:
13 He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
10). Acts 13:38-39:
38 Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins: 39 And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses.
11). Matthew 18:21-22:
21 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? 22 Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
12). 1 John 2:1-2
1 My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: 2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
13). Ephesians 1:7:
7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
14). Mark 11:25:
25 And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.
15). Joel 2:13:
13 And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.
16). Psalm 32:5:
5 I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.
17). 2 Chronicles 30:9:
9 For if ye turn again unto the Lord, your brethren and your children shall find compassion before them that lead them captive, so that they shall come again into this land: for the Lord your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return unto him.
18). Acts 2:38:
38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
19). Matthew 6:12:
12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
20). Acts 3:19:
19 Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;