I’ve been asked many times what Jesus meant when he spoke of an unforgivable sin.
“And so I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven” (Matthew 12:31).
It’s interesting that the people who approach me with concern about committing the unpardonable sin focus so much on the second part of the verse and miss the amazing promise Jesus gave in the first part. Think about it. “And so I tell you (or “therefore I say to you”) every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men.”
Amazing! EVERY sin and blasphemy…
This is a great promise! There are many different sins and blasphemies. The only exception Jesus admits to this extensive promise is “blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.”
Many teachers believe that this particular act could only occur under the public ministry of Jesus. It’s viewed as a…
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