Forgiveness Verses

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Forgiveness Bible verses, some of God's most important messages for us to follow daily. May we seek and give mercy to all of our brothers and sisters,
as God forgives us each day















“To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God
has forgiven the inexcusable in you.”

C. S. Lewis
“Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.”
Corrie ten Boom
“Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.”
 Martin Luther King Jr.
“We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward.”
 Alison Croggon
“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.”
Marvin J. Ashton
“The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.”
Marianne Williamson

“An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind.”

Kahlil Gibran
“We don't forgive people because they deserve it. We forgive them because they need it—because we need it.”
Bree Despain
“Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.”
 Gerald G. Jampolsky
“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.”
 Lewis B. Smedes
“Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the
shackles of selfishness.”

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

“One should never do wrong in return, nor mistreat any man, no matter how one has been mistreated by him.”
“Forgiveness means it finally becomes unimportant that you hit back. You're done. It doesn't necessarily mean that you want to have lunch with the person. If you keep hitting back, you stay trapped in the nightmare...”
Anne Lamott
“Dear Lord, please show me everything I need to understand about forgiveness
 and surrender”

Elizabeth Gilbert
“When you begin to see that your enemy is suffering, that is the beginning
 of insight.”

Thich Nhat Hanh
“Forgiveness is God's greatest gift”
 Dan Brown
If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat, and if he is thirsty,
give him water to drink
Proverbs 25:21

“Forgiveness is not a one off decision; it is a journey and a process that takes time, determination, and persistence. Forgiveness is not forgetting; it is simply denying your pain the right to control your life.”
Corallie Buchanan
“It takes quite a spine to turn the other cheek. It takes phenomenal fortitude to love your enemy. It takes firm resolve to pray for those who persecute you
Rob Bell
“Life is so short. The only person you hurt when you stay angry or hold grudges is you. Forgive everyone, including yourself.”
Tom Giaquinto
“Apologizing does not always mean you're wrong and the other person is right. It just means you value your relationship more than your ego.”
 Mark Matthews
“I wasted a lot of time being angry, time I can't get back. And now I see you, so angry about what happened to your marriage, and I just want to tell you, at some point it doesn't matter who was right and who was wrong. At some point, being angry is just another bad habit, like smoking, and you keep poisoning yourself without
thinking about it.”

 Jonathan Tropper
Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the
sight of all.
Romans 12:17