Bible Society of South Africa

An Unforgettable Journey – Day 2

Forgiveness

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Confession and Forgiveness

1Happy are those whose sins are forgiven,

whose wrongs are pardoned.

2Happy is the one whom the LORD does not accuse of doing wrong

and who is free from all deceit.

3When I did not confess my sins,

I was worn out from crying all day long.

4Day and night you punished me, LORD;

my strength was completely drained,

as moisture is dried up by the summer heat.

5Then I confessed my sins to you;

I did not conceal my wrongdoings.

I decided to confess them to you,

and you forgave all my sins.

Psalms 32:1-5GNBOpen in Bible reader

The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

21Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, if my brother keeps on sinning against me, how many times do I have to forgive him? Seven times?”

22“No, not seven times,” answered Jesus, “but seventy times seven,

Matthew 18:21-22GNBOpen in Bible reader

9But if we confess our sins to God, he will keep his promise and do what is right: he will forgive us our sins and purify us from all our wrongdoing.

1 John 1:9GNBOpen in Bible reader

13Be tolerant with one another and forgive one another whenever any of you has a complaint against someone else. You must forgive one another just as the Lord has forgiven you.

Colossians 3:13GNBOpen in Bible reader
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