7 Bible Verses to Read When It's Hard to Forgive

By M. Grace, November 09, 2018 23:11 PM

Forgiveness Bible Verses(pexels)

We are just human and that make us more vulnerable to pain. Sometimes, due to the pain we feel, we forget to take time and forgive others who made mistakes against us.

In His words, God commands us to forgive others and extend our grace as we have been shown His grace and forgiveness too.

Read these Bible verses to understand why God wants us to forgive others.

Acts 3:19

"Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord."

Colossians 3:13

"Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you."

Isaiah 43:25-26

"I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake and remembers your sins no more. Review the past for me, let us argue the matter together; state the case for your innocence."

Matthew 6:14-15

"For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins."

1 John 1:9

"If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness."

Luke 17:3-4

"So watch yourselves. "If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them.  Even if they sin against you seven times in a day and seven times come back to you saying 'I repent,' you must forgive them."

Ephesians 4:31-32

"Get rid of all bitterness, rage, and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.  Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you."

Related Article

Must Read

comments powered by Disqus

More from CCD

Top 10 Rumors about Christianity in 2018

A year had passed, but the ghost of rumors is still wandering around in the Chinese Christian world.

Dalian Congregation Attend First Sunday Worship of 2019

The Newly Renovated Dalian Harvest Road Church and Their Congregation Welcome the New Year’s First Sunday Worship.

Without the Bible, I Wouldn’t be Alive Today

If it had not been the Word of God which gave Rev Chen Yiping strength to endure manual corrective labour for twenty years, he would not have been alive today.

A Church Fellowship with Endangered Future

After the departure of five of approximately eight total bishops during the past 20 months, Moscow's "Evangelical-Lutheran Church of the Augsburg Confession" appears to be on its last legs.

Top 10 Christian News Stories of Chinese Church in 2018

The year 2018 signifies a phase's rapid change and development of Christianity in China, also marks a turning point for a tremendous transitional period.

Xiamen Church Celebrates Wedding Anniversary

73 couples celebrated their decades' marriage in the church.

Ningbo Centennial Church Celebrates New Year’s Eve with Testimonies and Prayer

Ningbo Centennial Church held a testimony and prayer meeting to greet the new year.

Christmas & Wise Men from the East — China?

Does the Christmas story have a special Chinese connection?

Reasons for Hope in Eastern Ukraine

During a meeting with Moscow Baptist pastor Vitaly Vlasenko on 14 December, Lugansk Metropolitan Mitrofan stressed that "Evangelical-Christians, Baptists and Pentecostals belong to the traditional confessions within our region".

Christmas Celebration of Migrant Workers’ Church: Passing On Love with Warm Actions

A close-up at the Christmas evening party of a migrant workers’ church in Suzhou city: commemorating the birth of the Lord Jesus – passing on love with warm actions.