Forgive To grant pardon or remission of an offense. To willingly give up your right to hold something against someone. To cease to feel resentment against, on account of a wrong committed. To pardon, to absolve, to overlook an offense. To give up any claim or right to retribution. To cancel any indebtedness or liability. To treat the offender as not guilty.
I John 1:9 - If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. Matthew 6:12 - And forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.
Matthew 6:14,15 - If you forgive others when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their offenses, neither will your Father forgive yours.
Luke 23:34 - Then said Jesus, “Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments.
Ephesians 4:32 - And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake has forgiven you.
Colossians 3:13 - Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
Psalms 130:3,4 - If you O LORD, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness therefore you are feared.
Psalms 32:1 - Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered. Blessed is the one whose sin the LORD does not count against them and in whose spirit is no deceit.
Matthew 18:21-22 - Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister when he sins against me? Up to seven times? Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy times seven.
Luke 17:3-4 - …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.
Mark 11:25 - And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.
Matthew 18:32-35 - Then the master called the servant in. ‘You wicked servant,’ he said, ‘I canceled all that debt of yours because you begged me to. Shouldn’t you have had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you? In anger his master turned him over to the jailers to be tortured, until he should pay back all he owed. “This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive your brother or sister from your your heart.”
Psalms 25:11,14 - For the sake of your Name, O LORD, forgive my iniquity though it is great. Look upon my affliction and my distress and forgive all my sins.
Exodus 34:6,7 - And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children and their children for the sin of the fathers to the third and fourth generation.
Exodus 20:6 - but showing faithful love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commands.
Psalms 86:2,5 - You have forgiven the iniquity of your people, you have covered all their sin. You are forgiving and good O LORD, abounding in love to all who call to you. Hear my prayer O LORD; listen to my cry for mercy. In the day of my trouble I will call to you, for you will answer me.
Luke 7:47 - Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven – for she loved much. But he who is forgiven little, loves little.
Jeremiah 31:34 - No longer will a man teach his neighbor, or a man his brother, saying, ‘Know the LORD,’ because they will all know me, from the least of them to the greatest.” Declares the LORD. For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.”
Jeremiah 36:3 - Perhaps when the people of Judah hear about every disaster I plan to inflict on them, each of them will turnfrom his wicked way; then I will forgive their wickedness and their sin.”
Isaiah 55:7 - Let the wicked forsake his way, and the evil man his thoughts. Let him turn to the LORD and he will have mercy on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
James 5:15,16 - And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the LORD will raise him up. If he has sinned, he will be forgiven. Therefore, confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.
A PRISM Topic: is God’s Word on a single subject. A Relationship Topic is a perspective from God's Word on relationships. A PRISM Topic Packet is a grouping of PRISM or Relationship Topics of similar subjects... part of the M: Meditate on theWord of PRISM – (5 Things You Can Do Daily in God’s Word) to transform the way you think. Ask God what PRISM Topic or Relationship Topic He wants you to meditate on today.Take your PRISM Topic, Relationship Topic or Packet with you! Come back to them multiple times a day! “It is to be with him, and he is to meditate on it day and night, so that he may learn to fear the LORD…” - Deuteronomy 17:19