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A sin or sins that God will not forgive

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Are people with sinful addictions doomed? [closed]

According to Acts 3:19-21: 19 Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be blotted out, 20 that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, and that he may send the Christ ...
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Yes God forgives, but how does one forgive himself?

So as far as I understand it, it is the case that if one prays, asks for forgiveness and repents and baptizes then according to most denominations and the Bible God forgives the sin one has committed. ...
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Do Christians have the power to condemn?

It is recorded in the Gospel of John that after Jesus's death and resurrection, he appeared to the disciples and said the following: On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples ...
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Is taking communion in an unworthy manner unforgivable? [closed]

“For this reason, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord. A person should examine himself first, and in this way ...
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How do various denominations interpret Jesus’ declaration of “Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit” as an unforgivable sin [closed]

A few times questions about “Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit” have been asked on this site and then closed as either “off topic” since they are interpretative per denomination, or closed as “...
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What is this belief called?

There is a belief that according to Hebrews 10:26, the "unforgivable sin" is sinning willfully after having been saved. What is this belief called and what is its theological origin? I'm not ...
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Why are the offenses against Blessed Virgin Mary are called blasphemies instead of sin?

There are five types of offenses and blasphemies committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary: Blasphemies against the Immaculate Conception. Blasphemies against Her Perpetual Virginity. ...
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Did Peter ever ask Jesus for forgiveness?

According to everything I have ever learned, forgiveness is based on repentance. This usually requires asking God for forgiveness for our sins. Weeping bitterly is not a sign of repentance. It is ...
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Which are the sins that will not be forgiven in the age to come? [duplicate]

At Matthew 12:32 we hear some tough talk from Jesus: Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this ...
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Can obstinacy in sin be forgiven in Catholic teaching?

I've read that obstinacy in sin is unforgivable. Is it one of the sins against Holy Spirit and therefore cannot be forgiven? However, what if a sinner decides to stop being obstinate and repents? ...
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How do Protestants understand the "unforgivable" sin?

Scripture refers to an unpardonable sin in Matthew 12:31–32, Mark 3:29–30, and Luke 12:10, as well as Hebrews 6:4–6. There's also "sin that leads to death" (1 John 5:16–17). Given the Protestant ...
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According to Catholic Teaching, what is sinning against the Holy Spirit?

According to Catholic Teaching, what is sinning against the Holy Spirit and why is this unpardonable? [cf. Matt 12:31-32 (RSVCE)] What are the the sins that are considered sinning against the Holy ...
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The Unforgivable Sin [duplicate]

I have a question that I need answered, I am fearfully worried for my salvation!. Some time ago I went through some spiritual problems - One such thing is that I started reading about the '...
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Does the LDS Church teach that murder is unforgivable?

Doctrine and Covenants 42:18 appears to teach that anyone who kills cannot ever be forgiven. Does "killing" refer only to murder or to any killing, be it in self defense or as part of a way? ...
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Harshness and nihilism [closed]

I hope you will allow me to ask another question. We all know that there are many harsh statements in the Bible (Matthew 12:31-32, Hebrews 10). Sometimes, these harsh statements are along the lines ...
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What is the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit? [closed]

In Matthew 12:31-32, Jesus says: Therefore I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven people, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven. And whoever speaks a word ...
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Are there unforgivable sins? [closed]

Jesus came and died for our sins so that we may be forgiven and have salvation. But Matthew 12:32 (NIV) says there is at least one thing to prevent being forgiven. 32 Anyone who speaks a word ...
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