Originally Posted by gvogt4 View Post
1864 “Therefore I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven.”
This is undeniable, it is what scripture says. HOWEVER how does blasphemy against God in anyway reflect this philosophical constructive argument below:
Quote:Originally Posted by gvogt4 View Post
136 There are no limits to the mercy of God, but anyone who deliberately refuses to accept his mercy by repenting, rejects the forgiveness of his sins and the salvation offered by the Holy Spirit.137 Such hardness of heart can lead to final impenitence and eternal loss.
No where in the verse is that implied. It is straight forward, any blasphemy against the Spirt (God) is unforgiveable. No mention of not accepting mercy, etc!?
I believe that the second quote tells us how the Church interprets that Scripture Verse. If one wishes to reject that interpretation well…