Seek the LORD while He may be found; call on Him while He is near. Let the wicked forsake his way and the evil man his thoughts. Let him turn to the LORD, and He will have mercy on him, and to our God, for He will freely pardon.
~ Isaiah 55:6-7
I, even I, am He who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more.
~ Isaiah 43:25
Come now, let us reason together,” says the LORD. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.
~ Isaiah 1:18
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
~ 1 John 1:9
Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
~ Colossians 3:13
So watch yourselves. “If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him. If he sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times comes back to you and says, ‘I repent,’ forgive him.
~ Luke 17:3-4
In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace.
~ Ephesians 1:7
Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of His inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea.
~ Micah 7:18-19
Note: Today’s paintings are: Ivan Kuzmich Makarov’s “Sermon on the Mount”, 1889; Carl Heinrich Bloch’s “Peter’s Denial”, 1873; Anton Raphael Mengs’s “Noli Me Tangere”, 1771; Caravaggio’s “The Taking of Christ”, 1602; Leon Bonnat’s “The Crucifixion”, 1874; Nikolay Losev’s “Prodigal Son”, 1882; and Caravaggio’s “The Incredulity of St. Thomas”, 1602.