Learn How To Forgive Others: The Best Bible Verses For Forgiving Others

November 9, 2022

Alberta Vadnais

Alberta Vadnais

Author & Non-profit Consultant

Alberta Vadnais

Alberta Vadnais

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Forgiveness is the act of letting go of a grudge or pain and not counting our sins. Forgiveness requires one to turn away from hate and welcome peace.

In Psalm 130:3, "If you O Lord should count our guilt, who will survive?". He also said to his disciples, " I tell you to forgive your brother not seven times, but seventy-seven times". I ask you today, what is that thing that troubles your mind, what is that pain that you can't seem to let go of, Jesus Christ is telling you to lay it on him that he will give you rest because when we forgive others, our sins also are forgiven by the Almighty in heaven. We've rounded a few bible verses about forgiving others who hurt you.


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A Prayer For The Grace To Forgive

Almighty Father, I come before thee, with heaviness in my heart, and with confidence that you will hear me. I ask for your grace and mercy to help me forgive those who have wronged me. Let your grace fill my heart that my anger and resentment will fade away from me.

Give me also the strength and firmness to not let anger control me, and let me love them wholly. Lord Jesus, I believe in your love for me, help me to become a better person I pray,

Amen.

A Prayer For The Courage To Forgive

Lord Jesus, you've taught us to be merciful and love one another just as you love us. I pray that you grant me the courage to forgive those who hurt me, for in you alone I put my trust.

Guide my words and actions in the steps I take to forgive them and free my heart of this anger. Give me also the strength to control my anger in the future and protect myself from recurrences.

Amen.

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A Prayer For The Compassion To Forgive

Loving God, you said in your word to lay our burden on you that you will give us rest. I put away all my resentment and pain and ask that you take them away from me. Replace my sorrows and hate with your loving-kindness.

I am finding it difficult to forgive my offenders, Lord, open my heart and mind to your light that I may be filled with your compassion to reach out to those who have wronged me. Guide my step each day as I walk towards it, in Jesus' name we pray.

Amen.

A Prayer For Faith

Dear God, I know that I'm not pure in heart, and you've taught us to confess our sins that you will cleanse us. Grant me I pray, the strength I need to be able to forgive others who have hurt me.

I have faith in your power that you will save me, and bring me the joy that lasts forever. I believe also in your word that you will heal our minds and mend our broken hearts. This I ask you through Christ Jesus,

Amen.

A Prayer For Peace Of Mind

Heavenly Father, you are the messiah and the bringer of peace. I lay before you all my worries and concerns that you replace them with your calmness and fill my mind with the thoughts of your love for me and heal my wounded heart.

Grant me I pray, the mercy to forgive my oppressors. I trust in your love that you will give me the clarity of mind to free my thoughts of hate to attain everlasting happiness. This I pray O Lord,

Amen.

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5 Bible verses To Help You Forgive Others

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

Proverbs 28:13
" He that covers his sins shall not prosper. But whosoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy".

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

Isaiah 1:18
" Come now, let us settle the matter says the Lord. Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow".

Psalm 32:1
"Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered".

Conclusion

Our God is merciful and so his children should be merciful and learn from him who is the master and teacher of all. The Father loves you, that is why he sent his only begotten son to die and pay the price for our sins. Jesus has taken and washed away our sins by his death on the cross. He has taught us to love one another just as he loves you, and do everything with a good heart.

Whatever you are going through, he's always with you now and will be with you forever. Do not let the hate and resentment you harbor deprive you of the wonderful life the Almighty has in store for you; because his plans are beautiful. Forgive whosoever has hurt you so that your father in heaven will forgive you and may his name alone be glorified forever.

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