69 Forgiveness Quotes

Be encouraged by these forgiveness quotes and sayings. Forgiveness means an action or process of forgiving; for example to stop feeling angry or to stop blaming others. Find messages in these quotes about the power of forgiveness.


  1. "We are not perfect, forgive others as you would want to be forgiven." Catherine Pulsifer
    Tolerance



  2. If Jesus forgave those who nailed Him to the cross, and if God forgives you and me, how can you withhold your forgiveness from someone else? Anne Graham Lotz
  3. Easter Quotes



  4. "Don't ever underestimate the power of forgiveness. I've seen it free people. I've seen it lift burdens that had weighed them down and kept them from moving on. Buffy Andrews, A Grandmother's Legacy
    Inspirational Quotes




  5. Jesus died so we humans can find mercy and forgiveness. Lee Summer

  6. Jesus died so we humans can find mercy and forgiveness. Lee Summer, Kingdom JOY Jesus Quotes




  7. If you do not practice empathy and forgiveness for your actions,
 it will be impossible to practice empathy with others.
Laura Raskin

  8. "If you do not practice empathy and forgiveness for your actions, it will be impossible to practice empathy with others." Laura Raskin, Marriage: How To Rescue Your Marriage
    Inspirational Sayings



  9. Forgiveness can make a marriage whole again. Elijah Davidson

  10. "When a partner does make a mistake, it isn't acceptable for the other partner to dwell on it and constantly remind the spouse of the mistake. Forgiveness can make a marriage whole again." Elijah Davidson, Marriage: Husband and Wife
    Mistake




  11. We should never be surprised when God keeps His word to forgive
 those who confess their sins.  R. C. Sproul

  12. "We should never be surprised when God keeps His word to forgive those who confess their sins." R. C. Sproul, Does Prayer Change Things?
    Trust God




  13. He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for every one has need to be forgiven.
  George Herbert

  14. He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for every one has need to be forgiven. George Herbert
    Heaven



  15. "The hardest thing in life is to forgive. But hate is self-destructive. If you hate somebody you're not hurting the person you hate, you're hurting yourself. Forgiveness is healing." Louis Zamperini, Don't Give Up, Don't Give In
    Inspirational Quotes about Life



  16. "One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it's left behind." Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit
    Famous Quotes



  17. In Christ, we have everything we need for joy - the forgiveness of our sins, the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, a purpose worth living for, and the assurance of eternity with God. Rob Renfroe, The Joy Stealers
    Christian Quotes about Life



  18. "There are always people who can't forgive an able man for differing from them." George Eliot
    Diversity



  19. Because I make mistakes, I know others do too. I've found when I give forgiveness, it's me - not the other person - who benefits. Ellen Miller, The One Year Book of Inspiration for Girlfriends
    Mistake



  20. The most important thing that I learned in growing up is that forgiveness is something that, when you do it, you free yourself to move on. Tyler Perry
    Growing Up



  21. "No matter what you've done, there is no sin beyond the reach of God's grace once you have accepted Christ's offer of forgiveness." Randy Alcorn, Grace: A Bigger View of God's Love
    Gods Grace Quotes



  22. "Because of God's grace, His unmerited favor toward us, He freely forgives the blackest and vilest of sinners who comes to Him through Christ." L. R. Shelton Jr., God's Grace
    Words of Faith



  23. "Your past may be painful, yet you must forgive, move on, and thank God for it. Your past has become a learning experience for you to become a better person and father." Martin Henderson, Fatherhood: A Message to Men
    Father



  24. Though I was unaware of it at the time, that simple act 
of forgiveness was the beginning of an entirely new level of 
experiencing life for me. Wayne Dyer

  25. Though I was unaware of it at the time, that simple act of forgiveness was the beginning of an entirely new level of experiencing life for me. Wayne Dyer, You'll See It When You Believe It
    New Beginning




  26. God offers us the very best, His perfect plan for our life which includes His Son, love, forgiveness, and peace. Michele Ellison

  27. "God offers us the very best, His perfect plan for our life which includes His Son, love, forgiveness, and peace." Michele Ellison, Jesus Peace
    Peace




  28. By having a forgiving attitude, you can change your life and the lives of the people you care about most.
 Kathie M. Thomson

  29. By having a forgiving attitude, you can change your life and the lives of the people you care about most. Kathie M. Thomson, Managing the Blended Family
    Positive Attitude



  30. "Forgiveness is a biblical decision that I must make, but trust must be rebuilt by you proving yourself to be trustworthy over time." Ron Larson, Seeing Jesus: Restoring His Brilliance
    Decision



  31. One of the most famous quotes of forgiveness is found in the Bible (KJV) in Luke 23:34, which reads, 'Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.' Eric Watterson, I Forgive You
    Encouraging Bible Verses



  32. "I have forgiven myself because God has assured me that I am forgiven. I'm at peace with the thoughts in my head so I don't over-analyze and beat myself up anymore." Audrey Meisner, Like Yourself, Love Your Life
    Inspirational Thoughts



  33. "When we finally repent of our sin and forgive those who have hurt us - as God calls us to do over and over again in his Word - then the light of God shines like a bright, healing beam in our hearts and clears the vision of God before us." Matt Brown, Awakening
    Vision



  34. "Merry Christmas ... is a time to ask God for forgiveness. Go to God in forgiveness and ask God to forgive you. God loves and forgives. God will forgive you." M. Lawrence, Commit to God on Christmas Day
    Christmas



  35. "Resolve today to examine your life. Bring any sin before the throne of grace and experience his mercy and forgiveness today." William Hemsworth, Just A Closer Walk
    Experience



  36. "If we have gone astray, we must turn to God in heart-felt prayer and we must ask for forgiveness." Michael Caputo, What You Need to Know About Sin
    Hope



  37. "When someone has wronged you, you need to find forgiveness for them and pray for them." Grant Dean, Practical Step to an Awesome Life through changing your words
    Prayer



  38. Don't get angry quickly - be kind, be forgiving, be patient. Patricia Meyers
  39. "Don't get angry quickly - be kind, be forgiving, be patient." Patricia Meyers, 70 Extraordinary Object Lessons for Home School and Sunday School
    Patience



  40. If we are looking for something to be thankful for, we can be thankful for God's forgiveness. Rob Westbrook, Sermon Outlines for Busy Pastors
    Gratitude



  41. Forgiveness should start now. Putting off forgiving only deepens the wound. Clinging to bitterness postpones happiness. Life is short, time is fleeting. Today is the day to forgive. Wilfred Peterson
    Happiness



  42. God's forgiveness and grace is bigger than anything wrong you've ever done or will do.
    Rick Warren Encouraging



  43. "If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember." Kahlil Gibran
    Memory



  44. "Leading your family will start with repentance. I can't tell you how many times I've laid on my face in the living room while the family was asleep and asked the Lord to forgive me." Jerrad Lopes, Step Up
    Children



  45. "In baptism, we are brought into the family of God with the promise that He will always forgive us our sins if we ask Him to." Joshua Nickel, The Reign of Grace and the End of Sin in Your Life
    Family



  46. "He can salve the bitterness, slake the fear, give you a heart of compassion and forgiveness. But you have to choose. Actively choose. Running from God will only lead to a lifetime of bad choices and deep regret." Mary DeMuth, Live Uncaged
    Compassion



  47. "To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you." C. S. Lewis
    Christian Poems



  48. "If you have fallen by the wayside, know that God has a forgiving heart. His arms are always open to a repentant heart." Carol Nkambule, Dear Girl Child
    Words of Encouragement



  49. God has forgiven you many times for little and big things. You need to do the same and forgive others. Lisa Rusczyk Ed.D.
  50. "God has forgiven you many times for little and big things. You need to do the same and forgive others." Lisa Rusczyk Ed.D., 50 Things to Know About Prayer
    Time



  51. Living out God's truth will require a great deal of courage and humility. But if we will follow Jesus in learning to extend grace, if we will cultivate a forgiving spirit, we will find a greater sense of peace and freedom than we have ever known before. Douglas Connelly, Forgiveness: Making Peace with the Past
    Courage



  52. Miracles are natural signs of forgiveness. Through miracles you accept God's forgiveness by extending it to others. Dr. Helen Schucman, A Course in Miracles
    Miracle



  53. "In the Bible, Jesus taught that if we don't forgive the people who hurt us in this life, there's a pretty good chance God won't forgive us in the next." Brian Jones, Forgiveness
    Future



  54. "The forgiveness of sins extended to Christians by God is a wonderful blessing but it does not give one a license to sin." John Buttrick, Fighting Temptation
    Quotes about God



  55. "Forgiveness is a powerful thing. It doesn't change what has happened; it changes what is to come." Janeen Latini, Love to Lead. Lead to Love
    Quotes about Change



  56. "It is never too late to forgive ourselves for our past shortcomings and restore that feeling of excitement to our lives by living them with an attitude of positive expectancy! Then was then - and now is now." Don McArt, The Mental Makeover
    Positive



  57. "Love yourself just as you want other people to love you . . . . . Forgive yourself for past mistakes and allow yourself to experience new opportunities." Ryan Cooper, Insecurity
    Love



  58. Laugh when you can, apologise when you should, and trust God with what you cannot change. Nicky Gumbel
    "Life is so short. Grudges are a waste of time. Laugh when you can, apologise when you should, and trust God with what you cannot change." Nicky Gumbel
    Trust Quotes



  59. The mere existence of the word forgiveness in our vocabulary and in our dictionary argues for a transcendent capacity for moral reasoning and intelligent judgment far above the rest of the natural living world. Barton Jahn, Commonsense Christian Apologetics
    Common Sense



  60. "You cannot change the actions which led you to your situation now, but you can control your actions and thoughts as you move forward. It's important to forgive, and let go." C Felder, FIRED! So What?
    Action



  61. "Forgiving other people who have wronged us or hurt us or embarrassed us is not easy. In fact, sometimes it seems impossible. But that is what God did for us and what He asks us to do for others." Korie Robertson, Faith Commander
    Hurt



  62. "Don't repay evil for evil. Don't retaliate with insults when people insult you. Instead, pay them back with a blessing. That is what God has called you to do, and he will bless you for it." 1 Peter 3:9 NLT
    Blessed



  63. "Forgive, huge command the Lord has given us. Drops of unforgiveness will cloud our relationship with the Father." Donna Schmier, Unshakable Faith
    Poems of Faith



  64. "Self-forgiveness is an act of reclaiming your freedom from the past." Sandi Amorim, The 100 Day Promise
    Forgive Yourself



  65. Forgiveness takes willingness, even a determination, a decision if you will. Lori Hill
  66. "Forgiveness takes willingness, even a determination, a decision if you will." Lori Hill, 5 Gifts to Give Yourself
    Determination



  67. Unforgiveness is like having weeds in the garden of our soul. Weeds grow and reproduce until an entire garden is destroyed. If you want a garden of love, joy, and peace in your heart, you must get rid of all the weeds. Patricia Partney Dascher, Wings of Inspiration
    Joy



  68. "Every one says forgiveness is a lovely idea, until they have something to forgive." C. S. Lewis
    Prayer Poems



  69. "We may not know how to forgive, and we may not want to forgive; but the very fact we say we are willing to forgive begins the healing practice." Louise Hay
    Health



  70. "Once you realize we're all equally capable of doing wonderful or horrible things to those we love, it's easier to plant that seed of forgiveness and allow it to start growing." Linda Barbosa, How Can I Smile at a Time Like This?
    Growth



  71. "Every prayer is important to God, but evening prayers more so because it is the time when we ask forgiveness for the sins we did today, it is the time when we thank Him for the abundant blessings He has given for the day, and it is also the perfect time to ask for God's protection for the night." Oliver Powell, Prayer
    Thanksgiving



  72. "God's way of showing mercy led him to give his own Son, Jesus Christ, to die to pay the price of forgiveness for all who will forsake their own way and turn to him in personal faith." Brian Johnston, Windows to Faith
    Faith



  73. Kindness and compassion lead to forgiveness.  Tina Samples; Dave Samples
  74. "Kindness and compassion lead to forgiveness." Tina Samples; Dave Samples, Messed Up Men of the Bible
    Kindness



  75. "Like a loving spouse who occasionally doesn't feel so loving, we ask for forgiveness and come back into relationship." Laurie Penner, When Does It Get Easier?
    Relationship



  76. "I encourage you in your marriage to make the first step in forgiveness or reconciliation and then trust God for the results." Brandon Harrison, I Trust You Lord
    Marriage



  77. "Chances are someone has hurt you really bad and the only way you will be free from the anger is to forgive them." James Robor, Keys To Massive Breakthrough
    Anger



  78. "Asking God for forgiveness and trying to live a holy life is not about falling into sin occasionally until you get to the point where you have received sufficient grace to live above sin. The important thing is to know when you fall and not staying down where you fall." Bobbie Parsons Jr, Prayers
    Prayer



  79. "Some people will never forgive you for something you never did." Jelani Daniel, King of Quotes
    Attitude



  80. "The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong." Gandhi
    Quotes about being Strong



  81. To be wronged is nothing, unless you continue to remember it. Confucius
    Wise



  82. Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. Mark Twain
    Funny


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