The great experience of forgiveness

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Jesus said something that has perplexed and tormented people ever since he spoke it. Jesus warned about 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).

People focus so much on the second part of this verse that they miss the amazing promise in the first part.

Think about this profound truth:

“And so I tell you (or “therefore I say to you”) every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men.”

Amazing! This is a comprehensive promise when you consider all the different types of sins and blasphemies. The only exception to this promise is “blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.” But what is it and how does one know if he is guilty?

Some say this sin could only occur under the public ministry of Jesus. But whatever else this sin…

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