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 you 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 I pray to God for comfort?
Dear God, our world is hurting and broken; we pray for those who have lost loved ones this week; comfort them in their grief and loss, as only your Spirit can, and cover them with your peace and presence; we know that you are our peace and refuge, a very present help in times of trouble.
How do I repent my sins to God?
The most important thing is to talk to God about it; tell Him what you’ve done and why you think it’s wrong, and ask for forgiveness; your family doesn’t have to know about your sins for you to be forgiven.
What sins Cannot be forgiven by God?
There are three verses in the Christian Scriptures that deal with unforgivable sin: “Therefore I say to you, any sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven men, but blasphemy against the Spirit shall not be forgiven,” says Matthew (12: 31-32).
What are the three worst sins?
They are pride, greed, wrath, envy, lust, gluttony, and sloth, according to the standard list, all of which are contrary to the seven heavenly virtues.
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How do you pray to God in hard times?
Help me to not be afraid of the future, but to boldly trust that you are in control when my emotions overwhelm me and I don’t know what to say; and when I can’t speak and don’t know what to say, help me to “Be still, and know that you are God.” Be my comforter, healer, and bring me peace, in Jesus’ name, Amen.
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.
How do I get comfort in God?
When we acknowledge and believe what God says about our suffering, we find comfort in him: it leads to future glory.
Are there any unforgivable sins?
Several passages in the Synoptic Gospels, including Mark 3:28u201329, Matthew 12:31u201332, and Luke 12:10, as well as other New Testament passages like Hebrews 6:4-6, Hebrews 10:26u201331, and 1 John 5:16, specify one eternal or unforgivable sin (blasphemy against the Holy Spirit), also known as the sin unto death.
How do I repent daily?
Prayer is one of the keys to living the principle of repentance every day, as the Lord instructed us to offer a broken heart and a contrite spirit, which requires humility, and prayer is one way to stay humble and remind ourselves of the gospel principles.
Can we go to heaven with tattoos?
If you know what the Bible says about what gets a person to Heaven, you know that having tattoos does not disqualify you from entering Heaven. However, the Bible strongly forbids it, and it can also cause future skin problems.
Does God forgive you for everything?
When things go wrong, I’m so ashamed that I can’t help but wonder: does God forgive everything? God forgave King David after committing murder and adultery, and Jesus prayed for the forgiveness of those who crucified Him, as well as Peter for denying Him.
Does God forget our sins?
God forgives our sins and covers them up, Paul told the Roman Christians (Romans 4:7). When God forgives our sins, he puts them out of his mind, erases them from the pages of time, and forgets them. God forgives our sins through Christ, and God forgets our sins because of Christ.