4 Prayers for Forgiveness – For Self and Others
We have also downloaded a beautiful PDF version of these prayers for you to download and keep with you as you pursue God’s love and grace, whether we are seeking forgiveness for our own sins or asking God to help us forgive others.
Prayer to God for Forgiveness of Sins
Dr. Ray Pritchard’s prayer: “Lord Jesus, for too long I’ve kept you out of my life,” she writes. “I want to see my offender through my Savior’s eyes, so I can draw closer to you and let go of unforgiveness.”
Short Prayer to Forgive Others
I choose to be kind and compassionate, forgiving others, just as You forgave me [Ephesians 4:32]. In Jesus’ name, amen. Debbie Przybylski asks God to help her forgive everyone who has hurt her.
Short Prayer to Forgive Yourself
Sarah Coleman begs God to forgive her for the hurtful words she’s said about herself, saying, “I don’t want to abuse myself in such a way again.” “Transform my thoughts and let me understand how marvelously you made me,” she says, adding, “In Jesus’ name, I ask that I use my tongue to speak hope and favor upon my life.”
Bible Verses About Forgiveness
Matthew 6:14-15: Forgive as the Lord has forgiven you. John 1:9: If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins. Isaiah 1:18: “Though your sins be like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow.” Ephesians 4:31-32 – Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, as well as every form of malice.
How do I pray for someone to forgive me?
Please forgive me for my sins and help me to be a better person, Jesus, I believe you love me.
How do you ask God for forgiveness after hurting someone?
Please forgive me for what I’ve done to you; I’m praying for forgiveness in the hopes that you will see my mistakes and understand that I didn’t mean to hurt you. I know you know I’m not perfect, and I know what I did was wrong, but I hope you will forgive me, just as you have forgiven others like me.
How do you pray for someone you love back?
He is my soul mate, which is why I am turning to you to bring him back. Thank you, God, for the love we shared; I love you and will continue to praise you; I am grateful for everything; all I ask is that you return my true love, Amen.
How do you pray to get over someone?
Help me to understand that this, too, shall pass for me–that the pain will lessen with time–and remind me that you’ll be right there with me the whole time. Though I may have difficulty letting go, I pray that you surround me with people who will pray for me, love me, and support me.
What is a good prayer for healing?
Loved God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, strengthen the hands of my healers, and bless the methods used to cure me; give me such faith in the power of your grace that I may put my complete trust in you even when I am afraid; through our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.
What does the Bible say about hurting someone’s feelings?
u201cLet all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and evil speaking, with all malice, be put away from you; and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another…u201d (Eph. 4:31u201332.)
How do you repent and ask God for forgiveness?
Ask God to forgive you for what you’ve done. Just as you would with other people, you must ask to be forgiven after saying you’re sorry. There is no special prayer you must pray to earn God’s forgiveness; all you have to do is ask him to forgive you through Jesus Christ and believe that he will.
How do you repent from hurting someone?
When you hurt someone, make it a habit to ask for forgiveness; it costs nothing to say “I’m sorry.” Demonstrate a repentant heart by talking to the person you hurt and expressing regret for your actions.
How do you pray for the man you love?
I pray that his mind remains centered, his burden remains light, his heart remains pure, and our journey blossoms as we grow together; but most importantly, I pray that he never loses sight of my love, or of you. Thank you for blessing me with the person I’ve been waiting for for so long.
Can God save a broken relationship?
After all, a famous quote says, u201cIf God can restore us back to himself, he can restore any relationship back to us.u201d We read about Jesus going up to Jerusalem for the Passover feast in Luke chapter 2 verses 13-16.
What does God say about a broken heart?
Psalm 147:3 says, “He heals the brokenhearted, and binds up their wounds.” Psalm 51, the most honest confession of personal sin in the Bible, concludes with these words to God: “You will not despise this broken and crushed heart.”
When you pray for someone you are offering them the purest kind of love?
When you pray for someone, you are expressing the purest form of love. Jessica AshleyOur God is amazing!
How do you let go of someone you truly love?
What is the best way to let go of someone?
- Recognize when it’s time to let go.
- Identify limiting beliefs.
- Change your story.
- Stop blaming others.
- Embrace the “F” word.
- Master your emotions.
- Practice empathy.
- Adopt an attitude of gratitude.
How do you pray for someone who is hurting?
Please give me eyes to see them from your perspective and a heart to want to forgive so that I can be the loving Christian you have called me to be. I ask for patience while you work out your will and show me how to be the loving Christian you have called me to be.u201d
Can God remove someone from your life?
Remember that God has a plan for everyone’s life, including yours, and that plan may take them away from you; everything happens for a reason. They may need to fulfill their God-given purpose elsewhere.