Posts Tagged ‘ Forgiveness ’

VerseD: Romans 10:17

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Romans 10:17, ESV

Saving faith comes from knowing the Gospel: we are all sinners, yet Jesus – God in the flesh – came to live a perfect life and die for our forgiveness and then arose again to life.

Hire can we be saved if we are never told the Gospel?

Share it with all.

VerseD: Matthew 6:14

“For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you”

Matthew 6:14, ESV

Refusing to forgive others shows we refuse to let our debt be forgiven by God. In other words, forgiveness shows we are in Christ.

VerseD: Psalm 19:7

The law of the Lord is perfect,  reviving the soul;  the testimony of the Lord is sure,  making wise the simple

Psalm 19:7, ESV

The Bible shows us our sinfulness, our means of salvation, and the reality and greatness of our God.

Believe the words the Holy Spirit led men to write.

VerseD: Isaiah 53:5

But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace,  and with his wounds we are healed.

Isaiah 53:5, ESV

Christ has taken all our sin and shame on Himself that we might have peace and be one with God, healing the rift that we put between ourselves and a holy God.

VerseD: Philippians 2:7-8

but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.
Philippians 2:7‭-‬8, ESV

Jesus is, always has been, and always will be God. Yet, He ignored the honor due Him to die for our forgiveness and redeem us from His wrath.
Likewise, through Christ we are adopted children of God, yet we serve our fellow humans to show them God’s grace.

VerseD: Ephesians 4:31-32

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
Ephesians 4:31‭-‬32, ESV

The One with every right to have wrath against us chose grace and forgiveness. Let God handle those who [may] have wronged you; show grace and forgiveness.

VerseD: 1 Peter 4:8

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.
1 Peter 4:8, ESV

Because of God’s love and grace to us, we can give grace to others of the love given to us by our Lord and Savior.

VerseD: 2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death.
2 Corinthians 7:10, ESV

Are you bitter or heartbroken over your sin? Are you stuck in the past, unable to let go of your mistakes and sin, or have you seen the truth that, yes, you sinned, but Christ has paid for your forgiveness and freedom from those sins?

VerseD: Luke 6:38

“give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”
Luke 6:38, ESV

Through Christ, God has given us mercy, grace, forgiveness, love, and all that we need. We ought to be praying this along.
Likewise, it can encourage others to do the same and even lead others to Christ.

VerseD: Proverbs 9:10

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.
Proverbs 9:10, ESV

Knowing our Creator and His wrath against sin leads us to understanding this world and our need for His forgiveness and salvation through Jesus Christ.