unpardonable sin

unpardonable sin

An idea based on (Mark 3:28-30), where it is identified as “blasphemy of the Holy Spirit.” To blaspheme is to slander, defame, revile. In the immediate context for this passage, the works of God performed by Jesus through the Holy Spirit are being attributed to the spirit of Beelzebul (Mark 3:22). Those who identify the saving work of God as something evil commit a sin that is “unpardonable” because, ironically, the power they reject holds their only hope for pardon.

Mark 3:28-30

28“Truly I tell you, people will be forgiven for their sins and whatever blasphemies they utter;29but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit can never have ... View more

Mark 3:22

22And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, “He has Beelzebul, and by the ruler of the demons he casts out demons.”

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