The Unpardonable Sin

There has long been much confusion over what exactly the unforgivable sin is supposed to be, to “blaspheme against the holy spirit.”  Does that mean to use “the holy spirit” as a curse word?  Or to laugh at the holy spirit?  Or just simply reject the spirit as apposed to rejecting Jesus which is forgivable? But if anyone should blaspheme against the holy spirit of truth, he shall not be forgiven in this life, nor in the life to come; it is the worst sin of all and it is really not clear at all what it really is:

“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. And whosoever speaketh a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghostit shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, neither in the world to come {even long after he’s dead we will curse Apion in our writings;}.”

– Matthew 12:31-32

The parallel to this passage is in “Flavius Josephus Against Apion”:

As to the other things which he {Apion;} sets down as blameworthy, it may perhaps be the best way to let them pass without apology, that he may be allowed to be his own accuser, and the accuser of the rest of the Egyptians. However, he accuses us for sacrificing animals, and for abstaining from swine’s flesh, and laughs at us for the circumcision of our privy members… Apion was therefore quite blinded in his mind, when, for the sake of the Egyptians, he contrived to reproach us… which makes me think that Apion is hereby justly punished for his casting such reproaches on the laws of his own country; for he was circumcised himself of necessity, on account of an ulcer in his privy member; and when he received no benefit by such circumcision, but his member became putrid, he died in great torment. Now men of good tempers ought to observe their own laws concerning religion accurately, and to persevere therein, but not presently to abuse the laws of other nations, while this Apion deserted his own laws, and told lies about oursAnd this was the end of Apion‘s life, and this shall be the conclusion of our discourse about him.

– Flavius Josephus Against Apion, Book 2 :14

So, there you have it.  The unpardonable sin is to reproach or mock the sacred laws and histories of the Jews and tell lies about them.  That means that the New Testament (which was originally designed to mock Josephus and his histories (including Against Apion) and eventually became a lie that was believed) is the unpardonable sin.  Christianity itself is the unpardonable sin.  That is why Christians have original sin and not Jews, because their religion is a satire of a genocide of the Jews.

“…How impudent then must those deserve to be esteemed that undertake to contradict me about the true state of those affairs! who, although they pretend to have made use of both the emperors’ own memoirs, yet could not they be acquainted with our affairs who fought against them.”

– Flavius Josephus Against Apion, Book 1 :10

I have comprehended all these things in seven books, and have left no occasion for complaint or accusation to such as have been acquainted with this war; and I have written it down for the sake of those that love truth, but not for those that please themselves [with fictitious relations]. And I will begin my account of these things with what I call my First Chapter.”

– Josephus, The Wars Of The Jews, Preface:12

See also: Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit

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