Explore the theological concept of sin, forgiveness and the controversy around the unforgivable sin, in this comprehensive examination of Biblical teachings.
Is there any sin too great to be forgiven?
We all sin every single day. However, God is forgiving of all sins, big or small, because he loves us and wants to save us from all things evil and all of our sin.
What is the biggest sin that God will not forgive?
One eternal or unforgivable sin (blasphemy against the Holy Spirit), also known as the sin unto death, is specified in several passages of the Synoptic Gospels, including Mark 3:28–29, Matthew 12:31–32, and Luke 12:10, as well as other New Testament passages including Hebrews 6:4–6, Hebrews 10:26–31, and 1 John 5:16.
Does God forgive all types of sin?
A: There are many sins recounted in the Hebrew Bible but none are ever called unforgivable sins.
What sin Cannot be forgiven?
In Mark 3:29 Jesus says that “whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; they are guilty of an eternal sin.” Matthew’s account adds that even blasphemy against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but not blasphemy against the Holy Spirit (Matthew 12:31–32).
Can all sins be forgiven but blasphemy?
31:And so I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven. 32:Anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but anyone who speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the age to come.