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All the prophets testify about Him that everyone who believes in Him receives forgiveness of sins through His name.

~ Acts 10:43

And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.

~ Mark 11:25

And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise him up. If he has sinned, he will be forgiven.

Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.

~ James 5:15-16

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

~ Ephesians 4:32

For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.

~ Matthew 6:14

For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.

~ Matthew 7:2

Note: Today’s paintings are: Warner Sallman’s “Christ at Heart’s Door”, 1942; James Tissot’s “The Kiss of Judas”, 1886-94; Simon Dewey’s “Touch of Faith”, 2001; James Tissot’s “The First Nail”, 1886-94; and Giovanni Antonio Galli’s, “Christ Displaying His Wounds”, 17th Century. Header image is a detail of Anthony van Dyck’s “Pieta”, 1629.