Prayer: Let Go of Unforgiveness

Prayers of Forgiveness: Let Go of Unforgiveness

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The Weight of Unforgiveness

Oh Merciful Father, I stand before You weighed down by the chains of unforgiveness, aware of the grudges I’ve held onto, and the pain that lingers in my heart. It feels so heavy, this burden of anger and resentment, and I recognize that it creates a wall between You and me, blocking Your light and grace from shining through.

Yet, Lord, I understand that forgiveness is not just an act for the one who wronged me, but a release for my own soul. It’s a declaration of my trust in You and Your justice. I long to be free, to live in Your light, but this road seems challenging and treacherous, and I need Your guidance to navigate it.

Colossians 3:13 Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.

Ephesians 4:31-32 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

Let Go Of Unforgiveness

Father, I am replaying my past within my mind. These thoughts of unforgiveness are consuming me daily and the unbearable pain lingers on. I can’t seem to let go of what has happened. It hurts my heart, each and every time. I don’t see any way out of this situation.

But, Lord, I know You will make a way. Please guide me accordingly, to do the right thing, based on Your will.

Matthew 6:14-15 For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Prayer For Strength To Forgive

Heavenly Father, I acknowledge the hurt and pain that has caused me to harbor resentment. It seems so difficult to let go, to release this anger. The memories play repeatedly in my mind, fueling the flames of bitterness. Yet, I yearn to walk in the path You’ve set for me, a path of forgiveness and grace.

Grant me the strength, dear Lord, to rise above these feelings of hurt and betrayal. Fill my heart with Your love and compassion so that I can look past my pain and see the potential for healing and restoration. Let me be a vessel of Your love, reflecting Your grace even when it’s hard.

Mark 11:25 And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.

Psalm 86:5 You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you.

Releasing It All

Oh Jesus, be the center. Let everything else fall away. I will not allow doubt nor fear to overwhelm me: I release it! I will not allow my bitter past to consume me: I curse it out!

Those who have wronged me, I now forgive and set aside our differences, as I allow the example of Christ to be my guide.

Romans 12:19 Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: ‘It is mine to avenge; I will repay,’ says the Lord.

1 Peter 3:9 Don’t repay evil for evil. Don’t retaliate when people say unkind things about you. Instead, pay them back with a blessing. That is what God wants you to do, and he will bless you for it.

Prayer For Healing And Renewal

Holy Spirit, the Comforter, I invite You into the wounded areas of my heart. Where there is pain, bring healing. Where there is darkness, shine Your radiant light. I understand that forgiveness doesn’t always mean forgetting, but it does mean releasing the hold this pain has over me.

I pray for a renewed spirit, free from the shackles of unforgiveness. Transform my heart, making it receptive to Your love and grace. Let every wound be an avenue for Your love to flow in and through, bringing about complete healing and a fresh start.

Isaiah 43:18-19 Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.

2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!

Forgive others

I forgive every situation and every person I once held in my mind. And, as I release it into Your hands, I am set free. I shout praises of joy in Your Holy name. In Your presence is where I always want to be.

Help me to live a Holy life, dear Lord. Show me the way and let me be a light and an example to those around me. I release the past and unforgiveness as I declare I am set free, in Jesus’ Holy name, Amen!

Ephesians 4:26-27 – Be angry, and do not sin: do not let the sun go down on your wrath, nor give place to the devil.

Matthew 5:44 – Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you.

Prayer for Forgiveness

Oh Heavenly and Gracious Father, I come before you as a humble servant, thanking You for yet another day of health and strength. I thank You for peace of mind, love, and for everything that You have generously bestowed upon me.

At this time, I humbly ask Your forgiveness for all my sins. Lord, I ask for wisdom, kindness, and endurance. Lead me so that I would not indulge in these sinful acts again.

Lord, just as You so generously forgive me, help me also to forgive others and not keep any form of hate, anger, or revenge within my mind. Bestow the power of love upon us all and just as I forgive so too would everyone. In our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ’s name I pray Amen.

Ephesians 4:31-32 Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Prayer: Let Go of Unforgiveness

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        11 Comments

        1. What a beautiful name it is!
          The name of Jesus.
          My sin was great , your lover is greater
          Glory to God for this kind of love. The Bible says that, he loved us first before we did.
          This is important for us to remember that his love is unconditionally
          Thank you for sharing this message
          God bless you.

        2. My dear Lord Jesus Christ,
          I thank You, Lord Jesus, for You want what’s the best for me.
          Thank You Lord, for guiding me to walk in the light of Jesus Christ, teaching me to forgive everyone, every person, every situation, and also forgive myself.
          Dear God, I release it into Your hands every situation I once held into my mind.
          Lord Jesus, I give it all to You.
          I surrender my all to You.
          I thank You, Lord Jesus, for deliver me from all evil. Amen.
          Today, I declare I am set free.
          I will follow The Will of God and The Word of God.
          And let me be a light and an example to those around me.
          Dear God, today, I sing praises of joy in Your presence.
          In Your presence is where I always wants to be.
          In Jesus mighty name I pray.
          Amen and Amen..

        3. I praise You my dear Almighty Heavenly Father, for today, I give it all to Your hands.
          You are my all, my everything, my Rock, my fortress, my refuge, and my love.
          Every situation held in my mind, for today I release it into Your hands, so today I am set free, I shout praises of joy in Your Holy name.
          I forgive everyone who wronged me, and I follow the will and the word of my Lord Jesus Christ, and let me be a light and an example to those around me.
          I declare I am set free.
          In Jesus Holy name.
          Amen and Amen

          1. I am set free by the precious blood of Jesus
            The past is gone, I am forgiven, and I forgive, Oh Thank you, this is exactly what I need, God is always right on time.
            I Give it all to you Lord
            Heal my Heart, Mind, Body and Soul, And I have and claim the Peace that only you can give
            No weapon formed against me shall prosper. I love you Lord Jesus, I Thank you for you Grace, I am set free, yes I am set free, I cast it all out into the sea this Tuesday March 3, 2020
            I am brand new.
            Oh I praise you Thank you Jesus
            Thy will be done.
            Amen & Amen

        4. I have forgiven those that have trespass against me, heal me, bless me, lead me not into temptation but deliver me from the evil. In Jesus name Amen, so let it be.

        5. Oh thank you dear Lord that my children and grandchildren have been set free from unforgiveness in the name of Jesus. Hallelujah thank you Abba Father.

        6. Once you forgive the person/person’s that you need to forgive, they no longer have a hold over you or your life. The bottom line is that forgiveness is mostly for you, your health, your peace of mind, and mostly your relationship with God. After you have forgiven, pray for the person/s who hurt you. This is probably the hardest part of the whole concept. But when you pray for the person/people, God can reach into the whole situation and go to work. Be sure to leave the situation and person/people alone. Don’t do anything else, let God do what He is going to do and you focus on looking forward. Forgive and forget. God Bless.

          1. Thank you for posting this – VERY encouraging. I am praying for forgiveness in a difficult situation and trusting for God’s mercy and forgiving the people in the situation. The challenging part for me is the “Don’t do anything else, let God do what He is going to do and you focus on looking forward. Forgive and forget. God Bless.” So please pray I can have that Forward Eyes-On-Christ Focus that draws me nearer to Him! Amen

            1. Thank you Codependant for your kind reply. I know how hard this is for you for I have been there, in two separate very difficult family situations that broke my heart. My dear, our life is hard at times. But when we overcome more challenges, we become much stronger. I will remember you in my family prayers and ask that our ever-loving Father will help you to forgive but remember. Remember what happened to you, so that you remain alert to similar situations in the future in order to keep yourself safe. So that you can focus on being the strong, compassionate, empathetic and forgiving individual your Holy Father created you to be. God Bless You. Evie.

          2. Thank you a lot Yvonne for sharing more light onto the prayer. I am in the process of forgiving those who hurt me so that I can be set free from this bondage, stop thinking of revenging, let go of my anger and bitterness towards them. It has consumed me for too long. It was beginning to take over my life with nothing else going on in my mind.

            Please pray for me as I take this step and let God take over.

            I need peace of mind. I need to be free from this.

            Thank you all for your prayer support.