Bible Verses about Love And Forgiveness

Compiled by The BibleStudyTools Staff on 09/19/2019

What does the Bible say about Love And Forgiveness? Discover the top Bible verses about Love And Forgiveness from the Old and New Testaments. Read through the biblical references of Love And Forgiveness to learn more about its meaning and significance. May you find some insight from these related scripture quotes!

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Colossians 1:13-14
13 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves,
14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
You Are Loved
16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
1 John 4:7 - Love One Another
7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
Colossians 3:14
14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
1 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.
12 May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you.
Your Daily Verse - 1 Corinthians 13:13
13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
Numbers 14:19
19 In accordance with your great love, forgive the sin of these people, just as you have pardoned them from the time they left Egypt until now.”
20 The LORD replied, “I have forgiven them, as you asked.
21 Nevertheless, as surely as I live and as surely as the glory of the LORD fills the whole earth,
Matthew 5:44 - Pray for Those Who Persecute You
44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Husbands Love Wives
25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
Luke 6:35
35 But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
1 John 1:9
9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
Your Daily Verse - 1 Peter 4:8
8 Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
12 And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
Colossians 3:13
13 Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
Mark 11:25
25 And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.”
Matthew 18:20 NIV
21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?”
22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.
34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.
3 So watch yourselves. “If your brother or sistersins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them.
4 Even if they sin against you seven times in a day and seven times come back to you saying ‘I repent,’ you must forgive them.”
38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.
Love is Patient, Love is Kind
4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
Romans 5:8 - God Demonstrated His Love
8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
18 to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.’
3 So watch yourselves. “If your brother or sistersins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them.
Matthew 6:11
9 “This, then, is how you should pray: “ ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,
10 your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
11 Give us today our daily bread.
12 And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.’
14 For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
15 But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.
19 We love because he first loved us.
No Fear in Love
18 There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
22 In fact, the law requires that nearly everything be cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.
Love is Patient, Love is Kind
4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.
6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
8 Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.
1 John 4:8
8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
John 15:13 - Greater Love
13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
9 Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other.
Romans 12:9
9 Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
36 Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.
37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.
10 Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
Matthew 6:14-15
14 For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
15 But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.
32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
Ephesians 1:7 NIV
7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace
Acts 3:19
19 Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord,
12 Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.
43 All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”
God's Forgiveness has NO BOUNDS!
18 Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy.
19 You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea.
Matthew 26:28
28 This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.
31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.
32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
17 Then he adds: “Their sins and lawless acts I will remember no more.”
23 “Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you,
24 leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift.
59 While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.”
60 Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” When he had said this, he fell asleep.
7 When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, “Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.”