Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.
So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;
But one whom you forgive anything, I forgive also; for indeed what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, I did it for your sakes in the presence of Christ,
‘And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
For if you forgive others for their transgressions, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you your transgressions.
“ Do not judge, and you will not be judged; and do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; pardon, and you will be pardoned.
“ But if your enemy is hungry, feed him, and if he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.”
Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant,
so that on the contrary you should rather forgive and comfort him, otherwise such a one might be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;
To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit;
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
‘Thus you shall say to Joseph, “Please forgive, I beg you, the transgression of your brothers and their sin, for they did you wrong.”’ And now, please forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of your father.” And Joseph wept when they spoke to him.
Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, “ May he be blessed of the Lord who has not withdrawn his kindness to the living and to the dead.” Again Naomi said to her, “The man is our relative, he is one of our closest relatives.”
Light arises in the darkness for the upright; He is gracious and compassionate and righteous.
He has given freely to the poor, His righteousness endures forever; His horn will be exalted in honor.
The Lord is good to all, And His mercies are over all His works.
A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.
What is desirable in a man is his kindness, And it is better to be a poor man than a liar.
The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; And devout men are taken away, while no one understands. For the righteous man is taken away from evil,
Then Peter came and said to Him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?”
Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us,
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.
‘And forgive us our sins, For we ourselves also forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.’”
And if he sins against you seven times a day, and returns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ forgive him.”
The natives showed us extraordinary kindness; for because of the rain that had set in and because of the cold, they kindled a fire and received us all.
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;
in purity, in knowledge, in patience, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in genuine love,
We count those blessed who endured. You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord’s dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.
and in your godliness, brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love.
I am writing to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven you for His name’s sake.