Understanding that we’ve been forgiven empowers us to forgive others.
Here’s the story of Raquel who understood the forgiveness of Jesus in her life and now is able to forgive her father as a result.
Here are a few Bible verses on forgiveness…
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace… (Ephesians 1:7)
The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against him; (Daniel 9:9)
as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. (Ps. 103:12)
So watch yourselves. “If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them.” (Luke 17:3)
For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. (Matthew 6:14-15)
Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. (Colossians 3:13)