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Forgiving Yourself Bible

God’s Forgiveness and Grace:

  • 1 John 1:9 – “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.”
  • Psalm 103:8 – “The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.”
  • Psalm 103:12 – “As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.”
  • Romans 8:1 – “Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.”

God’s Unconditional Love:

  • Psalm 86:15 – “But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.”
  • Jeremiah 31:3 – “The Lord appeared to us in the past, saying: ‘I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.'”
  • Romans 8:38-39 – “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
  • Romans 5:8 – “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

Repentance and Restoration:

  • Acts 3:19 – “Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord.”
  • Ezekiel 11:19 – “I will give them an undivided heart and put a new spirit in them; I will remove from them their heart of stone and give them a heart of flesh.”
  • Psalm 116:7 – “Return to your rest, my soul, for the Lord has been good to you.”
  • Matthew 11:28 – “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

God’s Compassion and Mercy:

  • Psalm 86:15 – “But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.”
  • Psalm 145:8 – “The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love.”
  • Psalm 145:9 – “The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.”
  • Psalm 103:14 – “For he knows how we are formed, he remembers that we are dust.”

Freedom in Christ:

  • John 8:36 – “So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.”
  • Galatians 5:1 – “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.”
  • Romans 6:22 – “But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life.”
  • Galatians 5:13 – “You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.”

Renewing Your Mind:

  • Romans 12:2 – “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”
  • Philippians 4:8 – “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”
  • Psalm 51:10 – “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”
  • Hebrews 4:16 – “Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.”

Forgiving Others and Yourself:

  • Colossians 3:13 – “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.”
  • Matthew 18:21-22 – “Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, ‘Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?’ Jesus answered, ‘I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.'”
  • Matthew 5:23-24 – “Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift.”
  • Matthew 6:12 – “Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.”

God’s Plan of Redemption:

  • Ephesians 1:7 – “In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace.”
  • Romans 5:8 – “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”
  • Ephesians 1:13 – “And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit.”

Resting in God’s Love:

  • Zephaniah 3:17 – “The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”
  • 1 Peter 5:7 – “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”
  • Jeremiah 31:3 – “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.”
  • Romans 8:38-39 – “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”