I’ve received an email from a friend who is apparently has a friend who is having a hard time in dealing with whether or not God will really forgive her for some of the bad sins that are in her past.
He had asked that I send him over some of the Bible verses on forgiveness showing that God will forgive all of your sins. Here’s what I wrote to him.
I am assuming your friend is already a Christian and that she has already confessed each one of these sins before God the Father and has asked for His forgiveness.
If she has not, then that will be the first step she will need to complete.
She will need to go before God the Father in prayer, confess each one of the sins individually, and then ask God for His forgiveness.
If she confesses each one of these sins from her heart, and is really serious with God about each one of these sins – then she will be fully forgiven – no questions asked! This will be a done deal.
However, if she has already done all of the above, but is still wrestling with God as to whether or not He has fully forgiven her, you can pass over to her the Scripture verses I will list below.
These verses will show her that God will fully forgive any sin with the exception of the sin of the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit.
I am assuming that she is not anywhere close to having had committed this sin – so whatever she has done, no matter how bad she may think it may be, God will fully forgive her. Tell her that her slate is completely clean as far as God is concerned.
However, what may be bothering her is trying to handle the guilt of some of these past sins.
What she has to learn how to do is to let that guilt completely go. God has, and so should she! If handling the guilt of these past sins is really her problem, and she can’t seem to let it go or get it off of her – then tell her to go direct to God the Father in prayer telling Him exactly what the problem is, and then tell her to ask God to help take these guilty feelings away from her.
This is the job of the Holy Spirit to break those guilt chains off her back!
She may not have the mental power to do this for herself, so tell her to ask God, through the power of the Holy Spirit, to do this for her.
If she will simply ask God to do this for her, I have to believe that He will do it. It could literally be that simple.
Here are 11 very powerful verses from the Bible that will show her that God will fully forgive all of her sins.
It doesn’t matter how bad she thinks any of them may be – if she will only believe it and accept it with a little faith.
1. This first verse will tell her that she can now boldly approach the throne of God for His mercy and grace
And that will include being able to approach Him to get full and complete forgiveness for any of her sins!
“Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” (Hebrews 4:16)
2. This next verse will show her that God does not want her carrying around any excess baggage that will weigh her down.
He wants all of her burdens to be light. These feelings of guilt are like heavy chains and anchors around her soul.
“Come to me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28)
3. This next verse will tell her to literally cast all of her burdens onto Jesus – which would include handling all of the guilt associated with any of her past sins.
“Cast your burden on the Lord, and He shall sustain you; He shall never permit the righteous to be moved.” (Psalm 55:22)
4. This next verse tells her that she now has an advocate in Jesus for any of her sins before God the Father.
“My little children, these things I write to you, that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” (1 John 2:1)
5. This next verse is a major, fundamental, power verse! This verse will tell her that if she will just confess her sins before God the Father, that He will then fully forgive her and cleanse her from all of the unrighteousness of her past sins.
“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” (1 John 1:9)
She needs to really grab a hold of the revelation that is in this verse. Tell her the Bible is truly the inspired and infallible Word of our Holy God and that she can literally bank her entire life on it!
6. This next verse will tell her that if she has truly repented from these past sins, then these sins have now been fully blotted out before God and that He no longer remembers any of these past sins!
“Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord.” (Acts 3:19)
7. This next verse will reaffirm the above verse stating that God will now blot out all her transgressions and will no longer remember any of her sins!
And if God is no longer wanting to remember any of her past sins, then she needs to do likewise.
“I, even I, am He who blots out your transgressions for My own sake; and I will not remember your sins. Put Me in remembrance; let us contend together; state your case, that you may be acquitted.” (Isaiah 43:25-26)
This verse also tells her that if she will simply approach God the Father in prayer, state her case before Him, and repent of each of her sins – then God will fully acquit her, fully forgive her, and her sins will no longer be remembered in His eyes!
8. This next one is another major power verse. This verse will tell us that there is now “no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus.”
What this verse means is that if you have truly confessed your sins before God the Father, and have truly repented of each one of these sins, then God has fully forgiven you.
And if God has now fully forgiven you, then you no longer have any more condemnation before God.
You are now fully forgiven and you are now free to let all of your past sins go – including all of the guilt associated with those past sins. This specific verse should be committed to memory due to the extreme importance of it.
“There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus …” (Romans 8:1)
9. This next verse will tell us that all of our sins will become as “white as snow.”
In other words, our slates nave now been made completely clean. Our sheets are as white as snow. All of the stain from those past sins have now been completely washed away by the blood of Jesus. Here is the verse:
“Come now and let us reason together,” says the Lord,
“Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow.” (Isaiah 1:18)
10. Here is another good verse that will tell her that all of the old things of her past, which will include all of her past sins, have now fully passed away before the eyes of God because she has now become a new creation in Christ.
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away, behold, all things have become new.” (2 Corinthians 5:17)
11. Here is another very powerful verse showing her that we now have full forgiveness of all of our sins through the blood that Jesus has already shed for all of us on the cross.
“In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace.” (Ephesians 1:7)
Feel free to print this article out and give it to her so she can really study the above verses and get a grip on what the Word of God is trying to tell her.
She needs to understand, that as a Christian, she has automatic forgiveness for all of her sins – no matter how bad or how vile she thinks any of these past sins may be.
As long as she has properly confessed and repented of each one of these sins before God, then He will fully forgive her.
All of the above Scripture verses are stating this fact without any other possible interpretation.
Tell her that our Bible is truly the inspired, infallible, and inerrant Word of our God, and that if the Bible says that a thing is so, then it is so – no questions asked!
If you study all of the above verses very carefully, not only is God telling her that she now has His full and complete forgiveness on all of these past sins due to the blood that Jesus has already shed for these sins – but these sins are no longer remembered in His eyes! They have now been completely blotted out for all of eternity.
The only thing left that she may have to deal with may be handling the guilt of some of these past sins.
God Will Forgive All Of Your Sins, tell her to go direct to God the Father in prayer on this issue and ask Him to take away these guilt chains by the power of His Holy Spirit.
I have to believe that God will do this for her if she will just simply approach Him and specifically ask Him for it.
It should be that simple.
Let me know what happens on this. If for some reason none of the above seems to work for her, let me know what the issues or problems are so I can try to send her some additional information in order to help her get a handle on this and defeat it.