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As we gather to celebrate the joyous occasion of Boxing Day, it’s an opportune time to look into the profound teachings of the Bible on two timeless virtues—love and forgiveness. The scriptures are a treasure trove of wisdom that illuminates the transformative power of love and the liberating grace found in forgiveness. In this compilation, we explore 70 powerful Bible verses that resonate with the essence of Boxing Day, inviting us to reflect on the significance of love and forgiveness in our lives.

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Bible Verses About Love And Forgiveness On Boxing Day

Join us on a journey through the pages of the Bible, where verses rich with divine guidance will inspire contemplation, introspection, and a deeper understanding of the boundless love that transcends human comprehension.

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As we unwrap the gift of each verse, let the timeless words of scripture guide us toward a Boxing Day filled with reflection, gratitude, and a renewed commitment to embody the transformative power of love and forgiveness in our daily lives. Let’s begin.

1. Matthew 22:37-39

1. Matthew 22 37 39

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“Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'”

2. Ephesians 4:32

2. Ephesians 4 32

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

3. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

3. 1 Corinthians 13 4 7. Boxing Day Supplications for Financial Security

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“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, and it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”

4. Colossians 3:13

4. 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.”

5. Proverbs 17:9

5. Proverbs 17 9

“Whoever would foster love covers over an offense, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.”

6. Luke 6:37

“Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.”

7. Romans 13:10

“Love does not harm a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.”

8. 1 John 4:16

“So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and anyone who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in them.”

9. Matthew 5:7

“Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.”

10. Psalm 103:12

“As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.”

Powerful Bible Verses on Love

11. 1 Peter 4:8

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”

12. Romans 12:10

“Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.”

13. 1 Corinthians 16:14

“Do everything in love.”

14. Galatians 5:22-23

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things, there is no law.”

15. John 15:12

“My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.”

16. 1 John 4:19

“We love because he first loved us.”

17. 1 Corinthians 13:13

“And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.”

18. Ephesians 5:2

“Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.”

19. 1 John 4:7

“Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.”

20. Romans 13:8

“Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.”

Forgiveness in Scripture

21. Matthew 6:14-15

“For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.”

22. Colossians 3:13-14

“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues, put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”

23. Luke 17:3-4

“So watch yourselves. If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them. Even if they sin against you seven times in a day and seven times come back to you saying ‘I repent,’ you must forgive them.”

24. 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.”

25. Psalm 86:5

“You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you.”

26. Matthew 18:21-22

“Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, ‘Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?’ Jesus answered, ‘I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.'”

27. 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.”

28. James 5:16

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

29. Matthew 5:23-24

“Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First, go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift.”

30. 2 Chronicles 7:14

“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”

Unveiling the Power of Love

31. 1 John 4:18

“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”

32. Song of Solomon 8:7

“Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot sweep it away. If one were to give all the wealth of one’s house for love, it would be utterly scorned.”

33. Romans 13:10

“Love does not harm a neighbor. Therefore, love is the fulfillment of the law.”

34. 1 Corinthians 16:14

“Do everything in love.”

35. Galatians 5:14

“For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'”

36. 1 Peter 4:8

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”

37. Romans 8:38-39

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

38. 1 Corinthians 13:1-3

“If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but does not have love, I am nothing.”

39. Ephesians 3:17-19

“So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.”

40. 1 John 3:1

“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!”

Bible Verses About Love and Forgiveness

41. 1 Corinthians 14:1

“Follow the way of love and eagerly desire gifts of the Spirit, especially prophecy.”

42. 1 John 4:7-8

“Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.”

43. John 13:34-35

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this, everyone will know that you are my disciples if you love one another.”

44. Romans 12:9

“Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.”

45. 1 Peter 1:22

“Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart.”

46. 1 Corinthians 16:14

“Do everything in love.”

47. 1 John 4:11

“Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.”

48. 1 Corinthians 13:4

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.”

49. Romans 13:8

“Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.”

50. Proverbs 10:12

“Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.”

Significance of forgiveness

51. 1 John 4:16

“So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and anyone who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in them.”

52. 1 Corinthians 13:13

“And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.”

53. Romans 8:28

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

54. Romans 5:8

“But God demonstrates his love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

55. Zephaniah 3:17

“The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love, he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”

56. 1 John 3:16

“This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.”

57. Psalm 136:26

“Give thanks to the God of heaven. His love endures forever.”

58. Romans 12:10

“Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.”

59. 1 John 4:19

“We love because he first loved us.”

60. Romans 13:10

“Love does not harm a neighbor. Therefore, love is the fulfillment of the law.”

 Scripture Insights for Boxing Day

61. Matthew 6:14-15

“For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.”

62. 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.”

63. Luke 6:37

“Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.”

64. 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.”

65. Psalm 103:12

“As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.”

66. Matthew 18:21-22

“Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, ‘Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?’ Jesus answered, ‘I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.'”

67. 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.”

68. James 5:16

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

69. Matthew 5:23-24

“Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First, go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift.”

70. 2 Chronicles 7:14

“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”

Conclusion

As we conclude our exploration of 70 powerful Bible verses about love and forgiveness on this Boxing Day, the resonance of these timeless teachings lingers, echoing the divine call to embody love and extend forgiveness. The scriptures have served as a guiding light, reminding us that love is not just an emotion but a transformative force—one that binds us to each other and the divine.

As we carry the wisdom of these verses beyond the pages of scripture, let us embark on a journey of practical application. May the love we’ve explored and the forgiveness we’ve embraced extend into our relationships, communities, and the world at large.

On this Boxing Day and in the days to come, may the words of the Bible continue to inspire, guide, and empower us to walk in the footsteps of love and forgiveness, reflecting the divine grace that knows no bounds.

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