Devotions

God's Gift To Us: Forgiveness

What sets Christianity apart is the gift of forgiveness Jesus paid for on His cross at Calvary. Although this doesn't grant us a license to sin at times we need the encouragement from God's Word to remember Jesus' cross so we are in a right relationship with our Lord and Savior.

The following Bible verses have been broke down into common themes allowing you to focus in on the area you may be struggling with and to assure you of God's unconditional love and acceptance of you.

Crying out to God for forgiveness:

  • Psalms 79:9
  • Matthew 6:9-15
  • 1 John 1:5-2:6
  • Colossians 1:9-23

Forgiveness restoring our relationship with God:

  • Psalms 130:1-4
  • Matthew 26:26-29
  • Luke 10:38-43
  • Ephesians 1:3-14

God's authority to forgive sins:

  • Matthew 9:1-8 or Mark 2:1-12
  • Luke 23:33-34
  • Luke 24:44-49

Parables about forgiveness:

  • Matthew 18:21-35
  • Luke 7:36-50

Unforgiveness leading to Satan's influence

  • 2 Corinthians 2:10-11

Contributed By: Ron Piggott

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