Even my best friend, the one I trusted completely, the one who shared my food, has turned against me (Psalm 41:9; NLT).
1. My path is very dark;
I put my trust in you.
2. May I love my enemies
In all I say and do.
3. Help me to forgive all those
By whom I am reviled,
4. And though my heart is broken, Lord,
May we be reconciled.
Father, forgive them,
for they don’t know what they are doing
(Luke 23:34; NLT).
1. If you are walking in darkness, without a ray of light, trust in the Lord and rely on your God (Isaiah 50:10; NLT).
2. Love your enemies (Luke 6:27; NLT).
I will watch what I do and not sin in what I say (Psalm 39:1; NLT).
We will speak the truth in love (Ephesians 4:15; NLT).
Do everything with love (1 Corinthians 16:14; NLT).
3. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us (Luke 11:4; NLT).
My adversaries revile me (Psalm 42:10; NASB).
4. My heart is broken (Lamentations 1:20; NLT).
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 (Luke 17:3-4; NIV).
In all their suffering he also suffered
(Isaiah 63:9; NLT).
He is our God forever and ever,
and he will guide us until we die (Psalm 48:14; NLT).
1. You’re one with us in sorrow, Lord,
When you seem far away.
2. You’re one with us in heartbreak,
When we can no longer pray.
3. You’re one with us in loneliness,
For you are always near.
4. You’re one with us in suffering,
In anguish, pain, and fear.
5. You’re one with us when hope is gone,
And we can’t sense your grace.
6. You’re one with us in darkness,
When we cannot see your face.
7. You’re one with us in dying,
And you share our final breath.
8. You’re one with us for evermore,
In birth, in life, in death.
1. Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows (Isaiah 53:4; NIV).
Why are you so far away when I groan for help? (Psalm 22:1; NLT).
2. You have taken away my companions and my loved ones (Psalm 88:18; NLT).
3. I know that the Lord is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me (Psalm 16:8; NLT).
4. Being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground (Luke 22:44; NIV).
He ordered Jesus flogged with a lead-tipped whip, then turned him over to the Roman soldiers to be crucified (Mark 15:15; NLT).
5. My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? (Psalm 22:1; NLT).
6. Clouds and thick darkness surround him (Psalm 97:2; NIV).
Darkness is my closest friend (Psalm 88:18; NLT).
Now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face (1 Corinthians 13:12; NRSV).
7. Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me (Psalm 23:4; KJV).
Then Jesus shouted, “Father, I entrust my spirit into your hands!” And with those words he breathed his last (Luke 23:46; NLT).
8. Everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have discarded everything else, counting it all as garbage, so that I could gain Christ and become one with him (Philippians 3:8-9; NLT).
Whoever is united with the Lord is one with him in spirit (1 Corinthians 6:17; NIV).
I am with you always, even to the end of the world (Matthew 28:20; WEB).
I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb (Jeremiah 1:5; NLT).
Our lives are in his hands (Psalm 66:9; NLT).
The dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it (Ecclesiastes 12:7; NIV).
1. After death, Lord,
All of us will meet
Those we abused,
2. And we will grasp
How much we damaged
Those we have misused.
3. We will face
Our callous deeds,
The hurtful words we spoke,
4. Until we beg forgiveness
From all those
Whose hearts we broke.
5. Help us now, instead, to change,
Say: Sorry, Lord,
6. To live more like
Your only Son, on earth,
Before we die.
1. The time is coming when all the dead in their graves will hear the voice of God’s Son, and they will rise again. Those who have done good will rise to experience eternal life and those who have continued in evil will rise to experience judgement (John 5:29; NLT).
2. Now I will pour put judgement on you for the evil you have done to them (Jeremiah 23:2; NLT).
3. Human pride will be humbled, and human arrogance will be brought down. Only the Lord will be exalted on the day of judgement (Isaiah 2:17; NLT).
4. You should fear punishment yourselves, for your attitude deserves punishment. Then you will know that there is indeed a judgement (Job 19:29; NLT).
5. 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 (Matthew 5:23-4; NIV).
6. As we live in God, our love grows more perfect. So we will not be afraid on the day of judgement, but we can face him with confidence because we live like Jesus here in this world (1 John 4:17; NLT).
When you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them,
so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.
(Mark 11:25; NIV).
1. It doesn’t matter
If they don’t say thank you,
Or if, Lord,
People don’t reciprocate.
2. It doesn’t matter
If they don’t say sorry, Or if they speak to me
With scorn and hate.
3. It doesn’t matter
If they break my heart, Lord,
Or if they make me suffer
4. It doesn’t matter, Lord,
If they betray me –
I’ll still forgive them all,
And call them friend.
1. One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice. He threw himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him – and he was a Samaritan. Jesus asked, “Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine?” (Luke 17:15-17; NIV).
2. We are mocked by our neighbours, an object of scorn and derision to those around us (Psalm 79:4; NLT).
3. Days of suffering torment me (Job 30:27; NLT),
4. Jesus was deeply troubled, and he exclaimed, “I tell you the truth, one of you will betray me!” (John 13:21; NLT).
Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing (Luke 23:34; NLT).
The traitor, Judas, had given them a prearranged signal: “You will know which one to arrest when I greet him with a kiss.” So Judas came straight to Jesus. “Greetings, Rabbi!” he exclaimed and gave him the kiss. Jesus said, “My friend, go ahead and do what you have come for.” Then the others grabbed Jesus and arrested him (Matthew 26:48-50; NLT).