Posts Tagged ‘ Forgiveness ’

VerseD: Psalm 85:2

You forgave the iniquity of your people; you covered all their sin. Selah

Psalm 85:2, ESV

We can find rest from our worries and anxieties knowing our God has forgiven and cleansed us, so let us praise Him in joy and thankfulness.

VerseD: Matthew 7:12

“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.”

Matthew 7:12, ESV

We love God by loving others, and we love others the same way God loves us: by grace, forgiveness, and sacrificing our own wants and needs for others.

VerseD: 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.

Colossians 3:13, ESV

We can accept the repentance of others, but sometimes we might be waiting when we should be the one to Repent.

Let us be quick to forgive, knowing God has forgiven us, even for things we may not be aware we are guilty of doing. Likewise, others may not be aware of the pain they cause.

VerseD: Proverbs 11:24

One gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want.

Proverbs 11:24, ESV

God blesses us, and we bless others with those blessings. Most importantly, God gives us the blessing of grace and forgiveness, and if we hold onto for ourselves we stagnate. If we pass on that blessing, we find more than we can fathom.

VerseD: Matthew 7:8

For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.

Matthew 7:8, ESV

God wants to give us good things, most of all: wisdom and the forgiveness of sins through Jesus Christ. All we need do is ask.

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

We can know that Christ has cleansed us of all guilt and shame, though we lament our sin for a time.

Let us help those in this world find the same peace and hope, getting through depression and into the joy of the Lord.

VerseD: Romans 5:8

but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 5:8 ESV

All we had to offer God was sin, and in His love for us He took it – on the cross, for our forgiveness and to offer eternal life.

VerseD: Psalm 24:1

The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein

Psalm 24:1, ESV

God is the Creator of everything, even us, and He can do as He pleases with us.

Let’s give Him thanks and praise that He has chosen to save us from our sin by the blood of the Son.

VerseD: Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 6:23, ESV

We all have sinned. We all deserve death.

Yet, our God is full of grace, mercy, and forgiveness, shown through the cross of Jesus Christ. Our faith in Him is what grants us eternal life.

VerseD: Isaiah 60:1

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.

Isaiah 60:1, ESV

Our God has bestowed His glory on us that we might shine in a dark world and lead others to His grace and forgiveness found in Jesus Christ.