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Is taking communion in an unworthy manner unforgivable?

Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men: but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men. Matthew 12:31. Jesus makes clear that ...
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Is taking communion in an unworthy manner unforgivable?

Is taking communion in an unworthy manner unforgivable? The short answer is no. No Christian denomination holds this to be an unforgivable sin. Eastern Christianity "Blasphemy against the Holy ...
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Why are the offenses against Blessed Virgin Mary are called blasphemies instead of sin?

Why are the offenses against Blessed Virgin Mary are called blasphemies instead of sin? Blasphemies touch that which is sacred, and the Most Holy Virgin Mary is the Mother of Our Lord Jesus Christ. ...
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Why are the offenses against Blessed Virgin Mary are called blasphemies instead of sin?

Because blasphemy can relate to that which is very sacred to God also, as it is written: Revelation 13:6 (DRB) And he opened his mouth unto blasphemies against God, to blaspheme his name, and his ...
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Did Peter ever ask Jesus for forgiveness?

Yes, Peter did repent, which Jesus calls "turning back" (from his betrayal): Luke 22:31-32 (DRB) And the Lord said: Simon, Simon, behold Satan hath desired to have you [plural], that he may sift ...
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Can obstinacy in sin be forgiven in Catholic teaching?

Obstinacy can be forgiven, like all sin, but only once it ceases. According to Catholic teaching, the fundamental condition for receiving forgiveness is repentance founded on supernatural love for God,...
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Which are the sins that will not be forgiven in the age to come?

Actually our sermon was on just that topic. Father said the unforgiveable sin is the one that denies Jesus for in denying Jesus you deny the Father. Thus you believe that God is not loving nor ...
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Is taking communion in an unworthy manner unforgivable?

This is often a deeply misunderstood passage and it is more than questionable that this passage deals with 'communion' as it is currently undertaken; that is to say the doling out of a wafer, cracker, ...
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How do various denominations interpret Jesus’ declaration of “Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit” as an unforgivable sin

In the Church of the Reformation (my fellowship), blasphemy against the Holy Spirit is viewed as a rejection of salvation from a place of real understanding of what you are choosing (no deception, no ...
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What is this belief called?

Assuredly, I say to you, all sins will be forgiven the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they may utter; but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is subject to ...
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Did Peter ever ask Jesus for forgiveness?

John 21:15-19 is where Jesus asks Peter three times, "Lovest thou me?" To understand what is going on in this exchange, you need to know the context. In Matthew 26:33, before Peter denied Jesus, he ...
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Did Peter ever ask Jesus for forgiveness?

Mankind cannot avoid being forgiven by their own action or inaction You ask Why would Jesus ever give his role as shepherd to someone like this? Because Jesus is more forgiving than you are, and ...
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Which are the sins that will not be forgiven in the age to come?

St. Augustine understood this passage in terms of purgatory. That is, while some sins will be forgiven in purgatory, the sin Jesus talks about here cannot be. For some of the dead, indeed, the ...
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Which are the sins that will not be forgiven in the age to come?

If souls go hell, there has to be a reason for it! In Christian hamartiology, eternal sins, unforgivable sins, or unpardonable sins are sins which will not be forgiven by God. One eternal or ...
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