Bible Verses About Forgiveness



We are told to be kind and forgive one another as Jesus forgave us. Here are some encouraging scriptures about forgiveness.
1 John 1:9
God is faithful and reliable. If we confess our sins, he forgives them and cleanses us from everything we've done wrong.

Acts 3:19
So change the way you think and act, and turn [to God] to have your sins removed.

Matthew 6:14-15
"If you forgive the failures of others, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  But if you don't forgive others, your Father will not forgive your failures.

Acts 22:16
And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized and wash away your sins, calling on his name.’

Psalm 103:12
As far as the east is from the west-- that is how far he has removed our rebellious acts from himself.







John 13:34
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.

Ephesians 4:32
Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

2 Corinthians 5:17
Whoever is a believer in Christ is a new creation. The old way of living has disappeared. A new way of living has come into existence.

Isaiah 43:25-26
I alone am the one who is going to wipe away your rebellious actions for my own sake. I will not remember your sins [anymore].  Remind me [of what happened]. Let us argue our case together. State your case so that you can prove you are right.

James 5:16
Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Colossians 3:13
Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.






Acts 10:43
To him all the prophets bear witness that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”

Mark 11:25
Whenever you pray, forgive anything you have against anyone. Then your Father in heaven will forgive your failures."

Romans 8:1
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1:7
Through the blood of his Son, we are set free from our sins. God forgives our failures because of his overflowing kindness.

Luke 6:27
“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

Luke 6:37
“Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven; 




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