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The Only Sin God Can Never Forgive, All Christians Should Avoid

Luke 12:10 is a verse from the New Testament of the Bible. It is part of a larger passage where Jesus is teaching His disciples about hypocrisy, and fear, and confessing their faith.

The verse reads as follows in the New International Version (NIV): “And everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but anyone who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven.”

This verse has been subject to different interpretations and debates among biblical scholars and theologians. It is important to consider the context in which Jesus spoke these words. In the preceding verses, Jesus warns about the consequences of denying or disowning Him before others.

The phrase “blasphemy against the Holy Spirit” has been understood as the rejection of the Holy Spirit’s work and the attributing of the works of God to evil or demonic forces. It is often interpreted as a deliberate and willful rejection of the truth and power of God. Some believe it refers to a state of persistent and unrepentant resistance to the work of the Holy Spirit in a person’s life.

The verse emphasizes the significance of the Holy Spirit and the need to recognize and honor His presence and work. It serves as a reminder that there are consequences for rejecting God’s truth and resisting His Spirit. It also highlights the grace and forgiveness available to those who acknowledge their wrongs and seek forgiveness.

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