"If You, O LORD, kept a record of sins – O LORD, who could stand? But with You there is forgiveness; therefore You are feared." Psalm 130:3,4

"Love keeps no record of wrongs." 1 Corinthians 13:5

"For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more."
Hebrews 8:12

"Let him turn to the LORD, and He will have mercy on him, and to our God, for He will freely pardon." Isaiah 55:7

"All the prophets testify about Him that everyone who believes in Him receives forgiveness of sins through His name." Acts 10:43

"Freely you have received, freely give." Matthew 10:8

"Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you." Ephesians 4:32

"Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you." Colossians 3:13

"For man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires."
James 1:20

"For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. " Matthew 6:14


God wants us to forgive others so that our line of communication with Him can stay open and clear. He knows that unforgiveness leads to a whole host of problems, like anger, rage, resentment, bitterness, hatred, and even revenge. Unforgiveness is poison in our hearts. It has to come out.

Forgiveness is never going to come as a feeling; it is only going to come as an act of faith. Jesus taught us to pray, "Forgive us our sins, as we also forgive those who sin against us." He commands us to forgive so that we can have forgiveness ourselves. Just look at the cross where He died, and tell Him what is really in your heart. He can take it! And remember, the Holy Spirit is with you – trust Him and ask Him to help you. He is fully informed, fully present, and completely able