What does the Bible say about forgive and not forget?
The Bible teaches us much about forgiveness, and all of it is the opposite of “forgive and forget.” In Matthew 6:14-15, “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.”
What is a good scripture for forgiveness?
Colossians 3:12-13. Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.
What does the Bible say about forgetting the past?
Isaiah 43:18 -19 says, “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.
Does God really forgive all sins?
All sins shall be forgiven, except the sin against the Holy Ghost; for Jesus will save all except the sons of perdition.
What does the Bible say about our sins being forgiven?
1 John 1:9 – If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. Hebrews 8:12 – For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.
Can you truly forgive without forgetting?
You can still forgive someone even if reconciling is not in your best interest. Forgiveness without forgetting means you let go of your emotions of anger and bitterness, yet you remember that your friend was untrustworthy. You may or may not decide to reconcile with that person.
What it means to forgive and forget?
to decide not to continue being angry about something that someone has done, and not to allow your memory of it to influence your future relationship. I might forgive and forget, but I’m more likely to get mad and get even. Synonyms and related words. To forgive or excuse.
What does God say about letting go?
2. Isaiah 43:18-19. At all times, we must learn to forget the past and forge ahead. If we fail to let go of the past, it is very difficult to move forward.
What God says about my past?
In verse 12, God says, “For I will forgive their wickedness and remember their sins no more.” This is where God changes the past of all who commit their lives to Him. He forgives our sins and forgets them! Don’t we wish we could forget them!