Why Do We Forgive? - Spiritual Growth Encouragement Series


Bible Verses: Hebrews 12:15

“Look after each other so that none of you fails to receive the grace of God. Watch out that no poisonous root of bitterness grows up to trouble you, corrupting many.”

Ephesians 4:32

“Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.”

Philippians 4:7

“And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

Reflect and Respond:

Is there some unforgiveness that's pushing peace out of your life? What will you do today to address that? What advice or encouragement can you share with us about forgiving?


Father, You see me, You know my heart, my mind, and any grudges and unforgiveness I hold there. Please forgive me, and allow me to do the same. Specifically ___________. Let Your peace rule in my life. Amen.

We look forward to your comments and questions below!

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a year ago
Thank you for these scriptures, and message . We ask for forgiveness and we forgive others. I’m thankful God provides these scriptures for us.
a year ago
Thank you for this message.
a year ago
Please guard my mind and my heart,Jesus, thank you
a year ago
Glory be to God. Truth...Amen, by the grace and help of God through Christ.
a year ago
My Lord Jesus, I thank You for Your Word which reminds me that if I hold on to any unforgiveness, it can become a root of bitterness which can quickly spread throughout my soul. Lord, help me to remember that I have already been forgiven for my sins, and in return, I should forgive others.
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