The Unpardonable Sin
To lead astray the children of God.
The sin that Satan committed in the first earth age that caused God to sentenced him to eternal "death" was to purposely and defiantly lead astray (chata) one third of God's children (Rev. 12:4), as in draw them away from His mercy seat of truth and justice and set himself up as the one with power and authority over the people and nations!
Satan willingly and unrepentantly committed sin (chata) for which by standing against the Holy Spirit of God and denying truth and justice to flow through him You "see", he chose of his own free will rather to lead astray God's precious children. So with that knowledge and background in mind concerning the first sin that was never forgiven, and knowing that there is nothing new under the sun (i.e. in this flesh age), we turn to Matthew to learn what "blasphemy against the Holy Spirit is", for it is the only sin which shall not be forgiven unto men in this flesh age!
You may recall from that Jesus Christ revealed His power and His Spirit unto the Pharisees who not only witnessed His good works but even admitted that they were good works when they said that He did cast out evil spirits. However, rather than joining with Him and acknowledging the power of the Holy Spirit of God to overpower Satan's house, his evil empire, and "rescue the sheep from the pit", i.e. free the people from the evil one, they chose to willfully and purposely, because of the evil in their hearts (minds), stand against Him and deny His power and authority by actively accusing Him before the people of casting out evil spirits by the power of Beelzebub, one of Satan's names which means Lord of the Dunghill (how fitting). In other words, they attributed the good fruit He produced of coming from the "evil tree", of being produced by Satan himself, so that they could maintain their own self-exaltation, i.e. their power and authority over God's children, and keep them in bondage to their traditions of men, keeping also the children's hands withered that they might not be able to stretch forth and be healed and labor for the Lord! Remember also that Jesus Christ "knew their thoughts", i.e. what was in their hearts, and they had become unrepentant corrupt trees which could only bear corrupt fruit!
This is the key to understanding
what blaspheme is. To
deny and to willfully and purposely "hinder" is to stand against the Holy
Spirit by denying the Holy Spirit and falsely teaching others, rumoring
and claiming that His works are of Satan.
In the light of His Spirit and with full knowledge of the presence of His power, for one to deny Him and teach against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven Him. You see, there is no sacrifice greater than that of Yeshua Messiah and if you "willfully" stand against Him, there is no atonement left for you! Think about it!Matthew 12:32 And whosoever speaketh a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, neither in the world to come.
Again, what was the example set forth in Matthew 12? The Pharisees, the spiritual leaders, refused to teach the people the truth that the Tree of Life was present before them, that the Kingdom of God had come, and having seen and witnessed His power they stood right before Jesus Christ and knowingly and publicly denied His Spirit and taught others that His power was of Satan! That constitutes blaspheme against the Holy Spirit! Here it is:
Yes, they taught a boldfaced lie to the people, knowing in their HEARTS (Jesus knew their thoughts) that is was NOT the truth! In other words, they purposely and calumniously brought forth bad fruit, because of the evil in their hearts (minds)... because they were corrupt "trees".Mark 3:30 Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.
Go ahead and deny the Spirit of God the opportunity to speak the truth through you! Go ahead and rather teach lies unto the people knowing full well you are standing against the Holy Spirit and attributing His good works to evil! Go ahead and see where it gets you! Take heed and "Either make the tree good and his fruit good, or make the tree corrupt and his fruit corrupt".Luke 12:10 And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but unto him that blasphemeth against the Holy Ghost it shall not be forgiven.
However, if your heart is pure and you are a true servant of God, then you need take no anxious thought nor premeditate what you shall say when you are delivered up, for as it is written the Holy Spirit shall speak through you as He did those on that first Pentecost Day following the resurrection.
This gives us the time frame when it is possible to commit the unpardonable sin. It is when Satan is here in person and God's elect are delivered up, at which time the Holy Spirit shall come upon them (as on that first Pentecost day in Acts 2) to give His witness and His testimony before men. Should one choose at that time to stand against and deny His Spirit before men, declaring the fruit of the good tree to be of the corrupt one, it shall constitute blasphemy against the Holy Spirit. And when they bring you unto the synagogues, and unto magistrates, and powers, take ye no thought how or what thing ye shall answer, or what ye shall say:
The point is, stay in His Word and be filled with His Spirit and then there is no need to be anxious nor even think about what you will say at the time of the delivering up, for as He promised those who stand with Him, He will never leave you nor forsake you.
Again, it is during that "same hour" when Satan is here, the hour of temptation when the Holy Spirit shall also be present and evident before men, that the unforgivable sin can be committed. For the Holy Ghost shall teach you in the same hour what ye ought to say.
Until then, stay yoked with Him and focused in His Word. Remain steadfast as a faithful laborer with Christ until the end of this age and He shall indeed confess your name before the angels.
Thank you Father for your Word!
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