Forgiving Ones Enemies
Most Relevant Verses
"If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey wandering away, you shall surely return it to him.
If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; And if he is thirsty, give him water to drink;
"But I say to you, do not resist an evil person; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.
'And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
Then Peter came and said to Him, "Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?"
"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.
"But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
'And forgive us our sins, For we ourselves also forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.'"
"Be on your guard! If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.
Never pay back evil for evil to anyone Respect what is right in the sight of all men.
and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;
Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.
bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.
I appeal to you for my child Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my imprisonment,
not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.
- Beatitudes, the
- Duties To Enemies
- Duties To Neighbours
- Forgiveness, Application Of
- Kingdom Of God, Characteristics Of
- Mercy, Response To God's
- Repaying Evil For Evil
- Revenge, And Retaliation
- Sin, Accepting Forgiveness Of
- Slow To Anger