Join us as we read and reflect on Bible verses that describe God’s love, grace, mercy and forgiveness. These verses are taken from the study God of Second Chances authored by Dr. Chris Rappazini. Each daily Bible verse (below) is followed by a link to the complete Scripture passage.
Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow.
You are the God who sees me.
Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.
You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good.
May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had.
The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.
The Lord will again delight in you and make you prosperous.
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
Why did you despise the word of the Lord by doing what is evil in his eyes?
Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
When my life was ebbing away, I remembered you, Lord.
When God saw what they did and how they turned from their evil ways, he relented.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.
I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.
With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.
Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.
His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins.
It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.
If anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
Her many sins have been forgiven—as her great love has shown.
Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful.
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.
Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?
Whoever turns a sinner from the error of their way will save them from death and cover over a multitude of sins
He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.
Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.
But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.
For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.