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No matter your denomination, what is the most terrible sin a person can commit?

Religion has absolutely nothing to do with salvation. Jesus didn't die for one particular religious group; He died to save each and every individual in this world, from the condemnation sin placed on us. He is not willing that [u]any[/u] should miss heaven. He loves us all the same. John 3:16 and 17.

Sin is sin. God does not categorize it. In His eyes, all sin is equally as serious, as [u]all[/u] sin [b]keeps us separated from God the Father[/b], [u]until[/u] we confess our sins to Jesus and ask Him to forgive us. He then, goes to His Father in heaven on our behalf, asking Him to grant our prayer for forgiveness of sins, which His Father does, as promised. He turns no one away, who wants Him in their hearts and lives as their Savior.



One sin, however, the sin of deliberately rejecting God and His Son; refusing the gift God freely offers us of [u]salvation in Jesus Christ[/u]....this is the only sin that God cannot forgive, because we are rejecting the Holy Spirit’s witness about Jesus as Savior, and claiming the Holy Spirit is telling a lie. (See Mark 3:28-29.) This is called the "unpardonable sin".

Have you sought God’s forgiveness for all your sins? I did, and Jesus saved me, just as He promised. Don’t trust yourself or your own goodness for your salvation—for none can ever earn their way to heaven through good works or deeds. It is only by God's grace, through faith in His Son, Jesus, that we can be saved:

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Acts 4:12 - "Neither is there salvation in any other: for [b]there is [u]none other name under heaven given among men[/u], whereby we must be saved.”[/b]





[b]God said if we are to be saved, we must accept Jesus Christ as our Savior, and trust in Him alone, for our salvation. Our sin is great—but God’s grace is much greater. John 6:40 “And this is the will of Him that sent me, that every one which seeks the Son and believeth on Him, may have everlasting life in heaven: and I will raise him up at the last day. ”
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cherokeepatti · 61-69, F
It’s like we are thrown a lifesaver and reject it and drown instead.
@cherokeepatti Exactly.
The worst sin? Not appreciating you were born and being a person who commits the act of self deprecation. You are given the inherent strength of worth and goodness. Failure to accept it IMO is a sin.
@soar2newhighs okay but I just don't know how you can go against what God's word says about it. It's very clear in the Bible.
@LadyGrace The Bible, the new and old testaments said many things. And much of what is and was in them is disputed.
@soar2newhighs Yes, but that's not because God's Word is contradictory or with error. It is disputed among men, but God cannot make a mistake. The Bible is the most wonderful book in the world. It not only tells us the past history but it also tells us what's going to happen in the future and no other book can do that with 100% accuracy. All of God's prophecies, to date, have all come to pass. And all of his future prophecies shall do the same. It is a 100% reliable work of the Holy Spirit. Not man, and that's why we can rely on it. It is 100% trustworthy.

It is man that messes up the meaning and twists things around and makes people believe the Bible is not accurate, but has contradictions and such, and that is just not true. A perfect God such as the Lord God Almighty, who is perfect in every way and cannot sin, does not sin, never sins, and is no liar, did not hand down His own Word to us, with flaws, errors, or contradictions. That is what some people say and that is a devil's lie.

The Smithsonian Department of Anthropology said this about the Bible (referring to history).

"Much of the Bible, in particular the historical books of the old testament, are as accurate historical documents as any that we have and are, in fact, more accurate than many of the Egyptian, Mesopotamian, or Greek histories. These Biblical records are used, as are other ancient documents in archeological work. For the most part, historical events described, took place, and the peoples cited, really existed."
Saying God doesn’t exist when you KNOW He does. Being a gate keeper against the “wrong type” of people
dannyppaul · 61-69, M
Sin against the Holy Spirit
@dannyppaul Yes, calling Him a liar.
ninalanyon · 61-69, T
I think Granny Weatherwax summed it up well:
[quote]Granny: "Evil is when you treat people as things. Including yourself. That’s what evil is."

Oats: "It’s a lot more complicated than that-"

Granny: "No. It ain’t. When people say things are more complicated than that, they means they’re getting worried that they won’t like the truth. People as things, that’s where it starts."[/quote]
Thodsis · 46-50, M
I'll accept being 'unpardonable' by a bunch of priests. :)
@Thodsis Jesus IS our High Priest.

Regular priests today, can't forgive anyone's sins. After Jesus died on the cross, priests were done away with they weren't needed any longer to make atonement for the people's sins. Jesus became our ultimate high priest and the Old Law is abolished. A priest today can no more forgive us of our sins. He is with sin himself, but Jesus being sinless, became the perfect High Priest for us, so that we can pray directly to Him and ask Him to forgive us of our sins. John 3:16 to 17.
Thodsis · 46-50, M
@LadyGrace I think that the Pope and the rest of the Catholic industry might disagree . Me verse 12:42.
@Thodsis I know they would because I guess they don't want to believe what the Bible says about that. This is a mere man that has sent himself and he served his purpose in the time before Jesus came but after that scripture says that priests are no longer needed and they cannot forgive sins. They don't have the authority to do that. Only Jesus Does
Stereoguy · 56-60, M
Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.

 
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