Forgiveness of Enemies

Exodus 23:4,5; Proverbs 19:11; 24:17,29; 25:21,22; Ecclesiastes 7:21; Matthew 5:7,39-41,43-48; 6:12,14,15; 18:21-35; Mark 11:25,26; Luke 6:27-37; 11:4; 17:3,4; Romans 12:14,17,19-21; 1 Corinthians 4:12,13; Ephesians 4:32; Colossians 3:13; Philemon 1:10-18; 1 Peter 3:9

INSTANCES OF

  • ·         Esau forgives Jacob Genesis 33:4,11
  • ·         Joseph forgives his brothers Genesis 45:5-15; 50:19-21
  • ·         Moses forgives the Israelites Numbers 12:1-13
  • ·         David forgives Saul 1 Samuel 24:10-12; 26:9,23; 2 Samuel 1:14-17
  • ·         David forgives Shimei 2 Samuel 16:9-13; 19:23; with 1 Kings 2:8,9
  • ·         Solomon forgives Adonijah 1 Kings 1:53
  • ·         The prophet of Judah forgives Jeroboam 1 Kings 13:3-6
  • ·         Jesus forgives his enemies Luke 23:34

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