Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.— Unknown Author
Delicious Christian Forgiveness quotations
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
May a merciful God preserve me from a Christian Church in which everyone is a saint! I want to be and remain in the church and little flock of the fainthearted, the feeble and the ailing, who feel and recognize the wretchedness of their sins, who sigh and cry to God incessantly for comfort and help, who believe in the forgiveness of sins.
Forgiveness must be immediate, whether or not a person asks for it.
Trust must be rebuilt over time. Trust requires a track record. If someone hurts you repeatedly, you are commanded by God to forgive them instantly, but you are not expected to trust them immediately, and you are not expected to continue allowing them to hurt you.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.
In answer to your inquiry, I consider that the chief dangers which confront the coming century will be religion without the Holy Ghost, Christianity without Christ, forgiveness without repentance, salvation without regeneration, politics without God, and heaven without hell.
Before you judge someone else, stop and think about all that God has forgiven you for.
Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn't know before you learned it.
There is no justification without sanctification, no forgiveness without renewal of life, no real faith from which the fruits of new obedience do not grow.
The Christian life is not a constant high.
I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'
What are people searching for in life? God.
In the christian scriptures, it says 'Be still and know you are God.' What is this? You are peace, compassion, truth, Love, freedom. Real love- the ability to love yourself so much that you forgive everything and you are at peace with yourself like a mother loves a child, not trying to be someone.
Forgiving someone is easy, it's trusting them again that's hard.
His grace is cheapened when you think that He has only forgiven you of your sins up to the time you got saved, and after that point, you have to depend on your confession of sins to be forgiven. God's forgiveness is not given in installments.
Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near.
Our wickedness shall not overpower the unspeakable goodness and mercy of God;
our dullness shall not overpower God's wisdom, nor our infirmity God's omnipotence.
Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a permanent attitude.
When the Lord Jesus Christ became my surety .
. . He went to Calvary's cross, and all my guilt was charged against Him. He settled for everything, and then He cried, 'It is finished.' And on the basis of that finished work, God can freely forgive, and justify completely, every poor sinner who trusts in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Cheap grace is the grace we bestow on ourselves.
Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession.... Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ, living and incarnate.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
We all agree that forgiveness is a beautiful idea until we have to practice it.
When he says we’re forgiven, let’s unload the guilt.
When he says we’re valuable, let’s believe him. . . . When he says we’re provided for, let’s stop worrying. God’s efforts are strongest when our efforts are useless
Understand two thoughts, and fear them.
One says, "You are a saint," the other, "You won't be saved." Both of these thoughts are from the enemy, and there is no truth in them. But think this way: I am a great sinner, but the Lord is merciful. He loves people very much, and He will forgive my sins.
God has promised forgiveness to your repentance, but He has not promised tomorrow to your procrastination.
Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try.
Let us learn from Christ how to pray, to forgive, to sow peace, and to be near those in need.
Do unto others as you would have them do to you, said the rapist.
If you take care of yourself and walk with integrity, you may be confident that God will deal with those who sin against you. Above all, don't give birth to sin yourself, rather, pray for those who persecute you. God will one day turn your persecution into praise.
When you forgive, you don't change the past... You change the future!
"Love covers a multitude of sins," (I Pet.
4:8). That is, for love towards one's neighbor, God forgives the sins of the one who loves.
The normal Christian life is a life of regular, daily answer to prayer.
In the model prayer Jesus taught His disciples to pray daily for bread, and expect to get it, and to ask daily for forgiveness, for deliverance from the evil one, and for other needs, and daily to get the answers they sought.
Heaven is populated entirely by forgiven sinners
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
You will never forgive anyone more than God has already forgiven you.
The weak can never forgive.
Frequently the enemy entices Christians to harbor an unforgiving spirit - a very common symptom indeed among God's children. Such bitterness and fault-finding and enmity inflict a severe blow upon spiritual life.
Forgive those who hurt you, but never forget what it taught you.
There is hope in forgiveness
Jesus understands our weaknesses and sins; and he forgives us if we allow ourselves to be forgiven.
The grace of forgiveness, because God Himself has paid the price, is a Christian distinctive and stands splendidly against our hate-filled, unforgiving world. God's forgiveness gives us a fresh start.
Forgiveness is just another name for freedom.
I'm not trying to convert the entire nation of Israel and the entire nation of Palestine to Christianity. But at least if you can educate them about the ideology of love, the ideology of forgiveness, the ideology of grace. Those principles are great regardless, but we can't deny they came from Christianity as well.
It is always the case that when the Christian looks back, he is looking at the forgiveness of sins.
To excuse what can really produce good excuses is not Christian charity;
it is only fairness. To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable in you.
To err is human, to forgive is divine.
Christianity teaches that when man sinned, God opted for forgiveness rather than fairness. He opted for grace and mercy rather than justice.