Oddkin's Thoughts

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Is there such a thing as an unforgivable sin? Jesus seems to say that there is.

In the gospel of Matthew, He tells the Pharisees, “People will be forgiven for every sin and blasphemy, but blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven. Whoever speaks a word against a son of man will be forgiven, but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the age to come” (Matt 12:31-32).

But what exactly is “blasphemy against the Holy Spirit?” And why is it unforgivable? We’re given a clue in the book of Hebrews, where the author warns us:

“It is impossible to restore again to repentance those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have become partakers of the Holy Spirit, and have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the…

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