Prayer For Forgiveness: Examples + How to say it

Forgiveness is something that many of us want to obtain and something that many of us seek.

We know that in our lives, making mistakes is very common, we even do it naturally, here is always asking for forgiveness for all the mistakes we make.

Our heavenly father is always willing to hear a prayer for forgiveness from us.

What is forgiveness in the bible?

Forgiveness is an action that is born from our being, speaking in the earthly sphere, we human beings feel the need to ask for forgiveness when we do something that in our mind does not generate a sense of guilt.

But forgiveness cannot be forced to give it, how many times have we not heard people say I forgive you, but every time a difficulty arises they bring out your mistake committed and according to them forgiven to shine.

Forgiveness has to be a personal and heart decision. Just as God does with you and me, the word of God tells us the following

Who is a God like you who forgives iniquity and forgets the sin of the remnant of his inheritance?

He has not kept his anger forever because he delights in mercy.

He will pity us again. He will trample on our iniquities and cast our sins into the depths of the sea.

Micah 7:18-19

This is the example of forgiveness from the heart and different, God left us the example that forgiveness must be given and what has been committed forgotten.

But it is true that as human beings our nature leads us to forgive, but never forget and that is not correct.

How can we ask God for forgiveness?

This is when we will use the powerful prayer for forgiveness.

The first thing we must be clear about in order to obtain forgiveness for our sins or mistakes is that it must be a heartfelt and real repentance, both towards God and towards any human being.

The second step is to seek our heavenly Father in prayer, he is the only one who can help us find forgiveness and peace.

That is why today I will give you an example of how to make a sincere and heard prayer for forgiveness.

The bible leaves us the tool that we are going to use as the perfect tool to find peace, so the bible tells us

If my people, who bear my name, humble themselves and pray, and seek me out and abandon their misdeeds, I will hear them from heaven, forgive their sin, and restore their land.

2 chronicles 7:14

Prayer, for forgiveness, will not only give you peace and tranquility, but our God in his love and mercy will give us a restoration of our land.

God, referring to the earth is saying that he is going to restore your life, your family, your work, your friends and your dreams.

Having a prayer for forgiveness of sin gives you the opportunity to restore all that and much more.

How to say a prayer for forgiveness

Find a lonely place, where you feel comfortable to open your heart.

Remember that you are going to tell your biggest secrets and mistakes, that is why it is best to keep this prayer private with God.

When you have chosen the place, sit down, in this way you will feel more confident and you will not get tired so quickly, as it can happen on your knees.

And finally, talk to your friend, then I will leave you an example of what a prayer for forgiveness would be like.

Beloved Father, I find myself before your presence, with so much sorrow and guilt.

Because I am not worthy to be before you, my mistakes and fears have led me to make so many mistakes that I feel very sorry.

But I know that you are a God of love who listens to those who are sorry from the heart as I am now.

Lord, I have sinned, and as a consequence of my bad actions and decisions my life is falling off a cliff, I sincerely ask you to forgive all my mistakes.

Hear my cry and forgive my mistakes, I ask you in the name of Jesus Christ.



The prayer for forgiveness must be one of the most important that we must have in our lives, repent from the heart and always seek the blessing of our heavenly father, it must be our goal every day.

I cannot leave without first leaving you a very interesting book about the way our God forgives us, the title of this book is The Book of God’s Forgiveness-Jose Luis Molina Millán.

And last, and no less important, we leave you this writing from us where you can learn how to forgive someone who hurt you according to the Bible.

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