Before the cross, the bible says "forgive so that you will be forgiven"...after the cross it's "forgive AS your Heavenly Father has forgiven you" We are now free to forgive, not as a threat, it's all about Love!
Forgiveness can be difficult. In our day-to-day people will do or say things that offend us, rather than hold a grudge – the Bible teaches us to forgive them. Having an unforgiving heart leads to bitterness, and a heart that is bitter can not love as it ought to love. Here are 14 Bible Verses on Forgiveness to encourage your heart. adiligentheart.com
God forgives us when we beg for forgiveness. He loves us with unconditional love even when we fail. He will guide us when we accept Him, Believe that He is God, and confess our sins to Him. Jesus washes my white as snow.
and when I wake up you are still with me. Psalm 139:18 This bible verse is so comforting especially during times of hardship because it reassures us that He never leaves our side. He is always there with open arms that overflow with love, grace and forgiveness. #psalm139
$5 Bible Verse Prints - As far as east if from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. Psalm 103:12 Picture the earth. You may circle it going east or west a thousand times, but east and west never meet. That is how far God removes our transgressions from us. Our sins and their punishment are removed to an eternal distance by his mercy. -Different size options available #bibleverseprint
I think it's incredible that God not only forgives our sins, but forgets them too. He throws them into the depths of the sea and tells us not to drag them back up again. "He said he was love and he proved it with blood; such mercy"