Forgiveness is at the heart of our relationship with God.
We are encouraged to come to God and ask Him for forgiveness. Although we may find this hard and burdensome, it is freeing. Through forgiveness we find freedom. Keep this in mind as you pray.
Use the following prayer prompt.
Today, pray for forgiveness from gossiping.
Use these words:
Lord God, I have been bad-mouthing _____________________________. Forgive me being malicious. Turn my smears into compliments. Help me speak highly of _______ so __________________________
But if we freely admit that we have sinned, we find God utterly reliable and straightforward—he forgives our sins and makes us thoroughly clean from all that is evil. 1 John 1:9 (Phillips)