Scriptures on Forgiveness

Scriptures on Forgiveness

Scriptures on Forgiveness

If you want to know what Scripture says about forgiveness, here are some good Bible verses to get you started.

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Matthew 6:14-15

For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Hebrews 4:16

Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

1 John 2:1

My little children, these things I write to you, so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Acts 3:19

Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord.

Isaiah 43:25-26

I, even I, am He who blots out your transgressions for My own sake; And I will not remember your sins. Put Me in remembrance; Let us contend together; State your case, that you may be acquitted.

Isaiah 1:18

“Come now, and let us reason together,” Says the LORD, “Though your sins are like scarlet, They shall be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, They shall be as wool.”

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.

Ephesians 1:7

In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace.

Hebrews 10:17

Then He adds, “Their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more.”

Colossians 1:13-14

He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins.

Psalm 103:12

As far as the east is from the west, So far has He removed our transgressions from us.


Scriptural Books on Forgiveness

Here are some helpful books for learning more about what Scripture teaches on the topic of forgiveness. Click on a book below to see pricing and reviews.

Why Forgive?
When Forgiveness Doesn't Make Sense
Total Forgiveness
The Gift of Forgiveness