This article presents an extensive collection of prayers for Boxing Day that are especially designed to draw out divine mercy in the areas of reconciliation and forgiveness. These prayers are powerful meditations that help us heal broken relationships and show grace to ourselves and others during a season when togetherness and love are central to our lives.

Boxing Day Prayers For Forgiveness And Reconciliation

1. A Boxing Day Prayer for Personal Forgiveness

Dear Heavenly Father, on this Boxing Day, I humbly seek Your forgiveness for any shortcomings and mistakes. Grant me the strength to reflect, repent, and grow from my imperfections. May Your mercy wash over my heart, creating space for new beginnings.


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Psalm 86:5

“For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, and abundant in mercy to all those who call upon You.” I call upon Your mercy, seeking forgiveness and renewal on this Boxing Day. Amen.


2. Seeking Reconciliation

Gracious God, on this Boxing Day, I lift up relationships that need healing. Grant the wisdom to navigate conversations, the humility to forgive, and the courage to reconcile. May Your love mend the broken bonds, bringing unity and peace.

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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.” Grant us the grace to forgive, Lord, and foster reconciliation on this Boxing Day. Amen.

3. A Boxing Day Reflection

Merciful Father, as I reflect on the significance of Boxing Day, I release any lingering resentment and choose to forgive. May Your grace empower me to let go of grievances, fostering a heart free from bitterness.


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Ephesians 4:32

“Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” Help me embody Your forgiveness, Lord, and extend it to others on this Boxing Day. Amen.

4. Embracing Reconciliation on Boxing Day

God of Reconciliation, on this Boxing Day, I open my heart to the possibility of restored relationships. May Your love guide the process of reconciliation, creating bridges of understanding and unity.

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2 Corinthians 5:18

“All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation.” Empower us to be instruments of reconciliation, Lord, on this Boxing Day. Amen.

5. A Heartfelt Prayer for Forgiveness and Renewal

Loving Father, on this Boxing Day, I come before You with a repentant heart. Forgive my transgressions and renew my spirit. May Your grace transform me, allowing me to walk in the light of Your love.

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Psalm 51:10

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.” As I seek Your forgiveness, create in me a clean heart, Lord, on this Boxing Day. Amen.

6. Family Reconciliation

Heavenly Father, on this Boxing Day, I lift up my family before You. Heal any divisions, misunderstandings, or hurts. Grant us the humility to seek forgiveness and the strength to rebuild bonds. May Your love be the glue that unites us in harmony.

1 Peter 3:8

“Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.” Foster unity and love within our family, Lord, on this Boxing Day. Amen.

7. Forgiving Past Hurts

Merciful God, as I embark on a spiritual journey this Boxing Day, I surrender past hurts into Your hands. Grant me the grace to forgive as You have forgiven me. May this journey lead to emotional healing and spiritual growth.

Matthew 6:14

“For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.” Teach me the profound art of forgiveness, Lord, on this Boxing Day. Amen.

8. Rebuilding Relationships

Prince of Peace, guide me in rebuilding relationships on this Boxing Day. Infuse conversations with Your grace, soften hearts, and pave the way for understanding. May the spirit of harmony prevail, bringing joy and unity.

Romans 12:18

“If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.” Grant me the wisdom to pursue peace, Lord, as I seek to rebuild relationships on this Boxing Day. Amen.

9. Praying for Forgiveness in the Spirit of Boxing Day

Gracious God, as the spirit of Boxing Day surrounds us, I enter Your presence seeking forgiveness. Cleanse my heart, Lord, and instill in me a spirit of humility and reconciliation. May the essence of this day permeate my soul.

Psalm 51:2

“Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.” I stand before You, seeking cleansing and forgiveness, Lord, on this Boxing Day. Amen.

10. Healing Through Forgiveness on Boxing Day

Healer of Hearts, on this Boxing Day, I pray for healing through the power of forgiveness. Mend wounds, restore joy, and let Your grace be a balm for the hurts we carry. May the spirit of forgiveness reign in our hearts.

Jeremiah 17:14

“Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved, for you are my praise.” Heal us, Lord, through the transformative power of forgiveness on this Boxing Day. Amen.

11.  A Boxing Day Prayer

Compassionate Father, on this Boxing Day, I bring before You my own shortcomings and mistakes. Grant me the grace to forgive myself, as You have forgiven me. May Your mercy shine, illuminating a path of self-compassion and renewal.

Psalm 103:12

“As far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us.” Help me embrace the depth of Your forgiveness, Lord, and find healing in forgiving myself on this Boxing Day. Amen.

12. Restoring Bonds

God of Restoration, on this Boxing Day, I lift up fractured relationships to You. Guide the process of reconciliation, knit hearts together, and may Your love be the catalyst for renewed connections. Let reconciliation unfold with Your divine touch.

2 Corinthians 13:11

“Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.” May the aim for restoration be fulfilled, Lord, on this Boxing Day. Amen.

13. A Prayer for Emotional Healing on Boxing Day

Tender Healer, on this Boxing Day, I lay before You emotions that need healing. Grant comfort, peace, and restoration. May Your gentle touch mend wounds, bringing emotional healing and a sense of tranquility.

Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Heal us, Lord, emotionally and spiritually, on this Boxing Day. Amen.

14. Forgiveness and Friendship

Loving Friend, on this Boxing Day, I lift up friendships in need of forgiveness. Foster understanding, dissolve misunderstandings, and strengthen the bonds of companionship. May Your love reign in every friendship, bringing joy and unity.

Proverbs 17:17

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” Bless our friendships, Lord, and infuse them with the grace of forgiveness on this Boxing Day. Amen.

15. Letting Go Through Prayer on Boxing Day

Wise Counselor, on this Boxing Day, I come before You with a heart willing to let go. Grant me the strength to release burdens, hurts, and grudges. May Your peace replace the weight with a lightness of spirit.

Philippians 4:6-7

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Guard my heart with Your peace, Lord, as I let go through prayer on this Boxing Day. Amen.

16. A Boxing Day Prayer for God’s Peaceful Embrace:

Loving Savior, on this Boxing Day, I surrender hearts in need of rest into Your caring hands. Wrap us in Your gentle embrace, calming any turmoil within. May the rhythm of our hearts synchronize with the peaceful cadence of Your everlasting love.

Matthew 11:28-30

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” Grant us rest, Lord, in the lightness of Your love on this Boxing Day. Amen.

17. Silent Nights, Peaceful Days

Prince of Peace, as the night unfolds into the new year, I pray for silent nights and peaceful days. Let the stillness of the night be a reflection of the peace You offer. May each day be a canvas painted with the brushstrokes of Your tranquility.

Psalm 4:8

“In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.” Safeguard our nights and days with Your peace, Lord, on this Boxing Day. Amen.

18. Trusting the Journey

Faithful Guide, as we embark on the journey of a new year, we place our trust in Your peaceful leading. Light the path ahead with the lamp of Your Word, and may the uncertainties of the road be overshadowed by the assurance of Your presence. Lead us in the way of everlasting peace.

Isaiah 26:3

“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you because he trusts in you.” Our trust is in You, Lord, for perfect peace in the new year. Amen.

19.  Finding God’s Strength in Adversity

Sovereign Lord, we acknowledge that challenges are opportunities for Your strength to manifest. In the face of adversity, grant us resilience, faith, and the assurance that Your grace is sufficient. May every trial become a stepping stone to spiritual growth.

James 1:2-4

“Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” Strengthen us, Lord, in the face of challenges in the new year. Amen.

20. A Prayer for Emotional Healing

Healer of Hearts, we bring our emotions before You in this new year. Heal wounds, provide comfort in times of sorrow, and restore joy. May Your loving embrace bring emotional healing, and may we find solace in Your presence.

Psalm 34:18

“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” Comfort us, Lord, and bring emotional healing in the new year. Amen.

21. Surrounding Our Loved Ones with God’s Love:

God of Families, we lift up our loved ones to You in the new year. Surround them with Your love, protect their bonds, and foster unity. May our families be a reflection of Your grace and a source of strength.

Psalm 133:1

“Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!” Bless our families, Lord, with Your love and unity in the new year. Amen.


May the seeds of forgiveness sown today grow into a garden of reconciliation as we bend our heads in prayer. Let this day serve as a holy turning point, a Boxing Day where hearts are lightened, burdens are lifted, and the fabric of our life is braided with threads of divine forgiveness. May the spirit of these prayers endure as we create a world decorated with the beauty of healed hearts.

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