Scripture

Bible Passages about God's Mercy and Forgiveness

21/02/2014 1:12 pm

Deacon reads from the Bible

Short extracts from the Bible showing God's Mercy and Forgiveness:

“Come, let us talk this over,” says the Lord. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.”
Isaiah, chapter 1, verse 18

“I shall never more call their sins to mind, or their offences.”
Hebrews, chapter 10, verse 17

“As the distance of east from west, so far from us does he put our faults.”
Psalm 103, verse12

Jesus said: “Yes, if you forgive others their failings, your heavenly Father will forgive you yours; but if you do not forgive others, your Father will not forgive your failings either.”
Matthew, chapter 6, verses 14 – 15

“It is who blot out your acts of revolt for my own sake and shall not call your sins to mind. Remind me, and we will judge this together; state your own case and justify yourself.”
Isaiah, chapter 43, verses 25 - 26

“Now you must repent and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out.”
Acts of the Apostles, chapter 3, verse 19

“Because that is what he has done. It is he who has rescued us from the ruling force of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of the Son that he loves, and in him we enjoy our freedom, the forgiveness of sin.”
Colossians, chapter 1, verses 13 - 14

“If we acknowledge our sins, he is trustworthy and upright, so that he will forgive our sins and will cleanse us from all evil.”
1 John, chapter 1, verse 9

“And when you stand in prayer, forgive whatever you have against anybody, so your Father in heaven may forgive your failings too.”
Mark, chapter 11, verse 25

“…through his blood, we gain our freedom, the forgiveness of our sins. Such is the richness of the grace.”
Ephesians, chapter 1, verse 7

“What God can compare with you for pardoning guilt and for overlooking crime? He does not harbour anger forever, since he delights in showing faithful love. Once more have pity on us, tread down our faults; throw all our sins to the bottom of the sea.”
Micah, verse 7, chapter 18 – 19

“In your most faithful love, please forgive this people's guilt, as you have done from Egypt until now.” The Lord said, “I forgive them as you ask.”
Numbers, chapter 14, verses 19-20

“So for anyone who is in Christ, there is a new creation: the old order is gone and a new being is there to see.”
2 Corinthians, chapter 5, verse 17

“This is my blood, the blood of the covenant, poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.”
Matthew, chapter 26, verse 28

“It is who blot out your acts of revolt for my own sake and shall not call your sins to mind. Remind me, and we will judge this together; state your own case and justify yourself.”
Isaiah, chapter 43, verses 25 – 26

“it is for the Lord our God to have mercy and to pardon, since we have betrayed him.”
Daniel, chapter 9, verse 9

“So you should pray like this: Our Father in heaven, may your name be held holy, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts, as we have forgiven those who are in debt to us.
And do not put us to the test, but save us from the Evil One.
'Yes, if you forgive others their failings, your heavenly Father will forgive you yours; but if you do not forgive others, your Father will not forgive your failings either.
Matthew, chapter 6, verses 9 – 16

Jesus said: “Which of these is easier: to say to the paralytic, ‘Your sins are forgiven’ or to say, ‘Get up, pick up your stretcher and walk’? But to prove to you that the Son of Man has authority to forgive sins on earth' -- he said to the paralytic- 'I order you: get up, pick up your stretcher, and go off home.' And the man got up, and at once picked up his stretcher and walked out in front of everyone, so that they were all astonished and praised God saying, 'We have never seen anything like this.'”
Mark 2, verses 9 - 12

These Bible extracts were collated by the Home Mission Desk, Department for Evangelisation and Catechesis, CBCEW

Some Scripture references were sourced from: biblestudytools.com

Bible used: catholic.org/bible/