Forgiveness: What Does the Bible Say About Forgiveness?

Matthew 6:14-15  For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

The basic point of this post is that if you want forgiveness from our Father, you’re going to have to give it to others; whether you think they deserve it or not.  This is a truly difficult concept and I’ve recently had my eyes opened into what forgiveness actually is and I’d like to share that with you.

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Gentle Words


Proverbs 15:1  A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

I can’t count how many times I’ve chanted this verse in my head when I really want to give someone a tongue lashing!  I know we’ve all been there.

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