Magnificent Father, thank You for loving us, forgiving us and saving us. Thank You for being patient with us. Thank You for blotting out our sins and never thinking about them again. Thank You for helping each of us to forgive ourselves for past sins, mistakes and failures. Teach us Your decrees, O Lord; we will keep them to the end. Give us understanding and we will obey Your instructions; we will put them into practice with all our hearts. Make us walk along the path of Your commands, for that is where our happiness is found. Lord, as the Body of Christ, we give thanks to You and proclaim Your greatness. We will let the whole world know what You have done. We sing praises to You and exalt in Your Holy Name.
Righteous Father, according to Your Word, there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. So we declare that those persons in the Body of Christ who need to forgive themselves from their past will begin to walk in freedom instead of condemnation. They will truly recognize that they are new people in Christ; their old lives, including the sins and mistakes of the past, are gone and a new life has begun. We declare that they know Your voice and the voice of a stranger they will not follow; so they will no longer entertain the thoughts of self-condemnation or criticism that the enemy would attempt to implant in their minds. They will destroy every proud obstacle that keeps them from knowing You and the freedom they have in You. They will capture their rebellious thoughts and teach them to obey Christ.
Holy Spirit, we ask You to help all of us to forgive people who have hurt us, including ourselves. Heal our emotions that have been wounded and teach us how to love unconditionally. Help us to be quick to listen and slow to speak. Holy Spirit, remind us to use Your power living on the inside of us which helps us in all things. Lord, help us to extend mercy to others and forget the past so that we can move forward toward our futures.
Forgiving Father, we know that we have not always demonstrated Your character. Please have mercy upon us and do not take Your Spirit from us. You are our strong tower; without You we will perish. Please forgive us for not forgiving ourselves when You have already forgiven us. Forgive us for not letting Your love flow through us. Forgive us for rehearsing our past offenses in our minds. Lord, forgive me for (list any sins that you have committed). Holy Spirit, remind us all to forgive each other and other people, and please help us to forgive.
As for me, Holy Spirit, bring to my remembrance those I need to forgive. (Take a moment and ask the Holy Spirit to show you names or faces of people that you may need to forgive. As He shows you, say aloud, “I forgive name of person(s).” Now, trust the Lord to heal any wounds in your soul caused by unforgiveness.)
Write down those things that you are struggling to forgive yourself for. After you ask God to forgive you for that sin, draw a line through it as a reminder that it is now forgiven!
Holy Spirit, help us all to not yield to temptation; but deliver us from the evil one.
Triumphant Lord, You are the eternal King, Your rule is everlasting. All the people of the earth are nothing compared to You. All of Your acts are just and true. You alone have held the oceans in Your hand. You measured the heavens with Your fingers and know the weight of the earth. The Lord God Almighty is Your Name. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.