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Lord, my heart has been wounded by someone who hurt me deeply.

I have been very angry and bitter because this happened and I have not been able to let go of the pain.

I have wondered many times where You were when this happened to me.

I acknowledge that a spirit of unforgiveness has overtaken me and is not from You.

I confess that I cannot do this without Your help.

I turn from the sin of unforgiveness now.

Cleanse my heart of all of the anger, bitterness, resentment and revenge I have toward the one who hurt me.

Fill me with your Holy Spirit.

Give me the power to overcome my flesh.

Let me walk in the freedom of Your forgiveness.

Let me see the one who hurt me through your eyes.

Help me to take my offender to the Cross and leave him there.

Cover his face with the precious blood of Jesus until I can see him no longer.

I forgive the one who sinned against me and sinned against You.

If the enemy comes in like a flood and brings bitterness back to my heart, I will stand on this confession.

I leave final judgment in Your hands and will no longer hold this sin to his or her account.

I am no longer a slave to the Cancer of Unforgiveness.

I praise Your powerful Name for my freedom!

In Jesus’ Name.


Written by Dr. Larry Petton

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