Maranatha Fellowship Church St. Albans
30th Day of Omer till 6pm

Huntington, WV

#1084 May 7, 2012
COUNT THE OMER REMINDER
30th Day of the Omer

Tonight, Sunday night, May 6, 2012, we count thirty days, which is four weeks and two days of the Omer.

For detailed instructions on how to count the Omer, blessing text, omer calendar, and more information, please click here.

OMER MEDITATION
A SPIRITUAL GUIDE TO THE COUNTING OF THE OMER
FORTY-NINE STEPS TO PERSONAL REFINEMENT

Day Two of Week 5: Gevurah of Hod

Humility must be disciplined and focused. When should my humility cause me to compromise and when not? In the name of humility do I sometimes remain silent and neutral in the face of wickedness?

Another aspect of gevurah of hod: Humility must include respect and awe for the person or experience you stand humble for. If my humility is wanting, is it because I don't respect another?

Exercise for the day: Focus in on your reluctance in any give area to see if it is originates from a healthy, humble place.
Religion or LOVE

Huntington, WV

#1085 May 7, 2012
Dear believer of the Most Holy God; However long you may have known of the grace of God, you can still be an agent for evil if you do not place every rebellion and proud self-assertion at the foot of the cross of Christ. Do not make the false assumption that religious rituals can get you right with God if your heart is still against what He loves, or loves what He hates. But when true repentance becomes a part of daily lifestyle, baptism is God's chosen way of celebrating the cleansing which comes with salvation through faith in Lord Jesus Christ. So, the message is 'get real'! God is not fooled; so clean up and then get going with Lord Jesus Christ! God bless you all.
Eric Brightwell

Saint Albans, WV

#1086 May 7, 2012
Eric Brightwell Thank you wrote:
<quoted text>
Eric, I do not know you... But I do WANT TO COMMEND YOU!!!
That is a sign of maturity...
To recognize an error...
Then be willing to MAkE IT RIGHT...
The Lord SEES your HEART...
The people on here? May never accept your heart change...
But the Lord has, and that is what I want to encourage you with...
We are all human... We are fragile vessels of earth...
We are simply put? Clay vessels...
We are to empty our vessel of SELF...
And transfer His Glory into the emptied vessel through repentance,
and then HE DOES THE SUPERNATURAL...
I believe you have aligned yourself for the Supernatural...
Man may never acknowledge it...
If fact? From the writings on this thread? It was NEVER started to BRING HIM GLORY...
But you know what?
GOD is about to TURN SOME THINGS AROUND!!!!
This thread will bring Him the Glory DESERVED...
Thank you, Eric... For being MAN ENOUGH to GIVE YOUR NAME...
Then, thank you for allowing the Lord to speak through you...
The correct way to behave...
We all have plenty of LEARNING to do...
THANK YOU for presenting the TRUE GOSPEL to THIS THREAD...
The only One we serve, knows your heart...
and He sees....
LOVE NEVER FAILS...
Thank you :)
Eric Brightwell

Saint Albans, WV

#1087 May 7, 2012
True Man of God wrote:
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Eric Brightwell;
I want to share this writing with you!
 We go our whole lives fighting for the approval of man. Changing the way we act, the way we look, and even our very thoughts. Only to realize in the end the only thing that matters is the approval of God. So Lord help me to not be moved by the opinion of others but only by Your word and Your voice. God is the only one who knows how our story is to be written, so today may we stop handing the pen over to others because of fear of not being accepted and lets let God; the author and finisher have His way! Because His ways are not our ways, but they are the best ways!!!! Rise up and be the "real" and "best" you :)
Hope this encourages you today, man of God!
That was good thank you
Wondering

Ardsley, NY

#1088 May 7, 2012
Louda U R CAUGHT wrote:
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Louda, interesting FACT just discovered....
EVERYONE ON THIS tHREAD....
ALL THE TIMES anyone on this thread? PRETENDED to be someone THAT AGrEES WITH YOU?
GUESS WHAT?
When it is printed onto paper?
It says Louda, location hidden....
Even though it has another Name for a heading...
If anyone wants to print out this thread as I did?
Will find out all the times people were disguised?
Shocking how many times Louda talked on here...
NOT UNDER Louda....
LOVE NEVER FAILS..... EVER....
TRUTH PREVAILS ALWAYS...
I think this is a very important find, because all those "AgREEING" people?
Are one and the same..
JESUS IS FAIThfUL
Explain this one please....
PARTY GIRL.... PRETTY COOL IS IT NOT?
LOUDA IS HER OWN DEFENCE ATTORNEY ON THIS THREAD since August 2011!!!!
Louda has been Loudas own "AMEN" corner!!!!
The Holy Spirit EXPOSED this to be the TRUTh, days ago...
That it WAS Louda that was pretending to be others,
As if it were other people...
But it was Louda defending Louda...
I appreciate the EXPOSURE of TRUTH....,
Party~girl... Why are you not surprised???? LOL
.

I think you might be right. I was wondering why they both used the word "troll" because that is a very odd word.
Over45

Statts Mills, WV

#1089 May 7, 2012
Wondering wrote:
<quoted text>.
I think you might be right. I was wondering why they both used the word "troll" because that is a very odd word.
"troll is a very odd word"???? What rock have you been hiding under? Check out Wikapedia.
You are a liar

Ardsley, NY

#1090 May 7, 2012
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troll_ (Internet)#_

Definition of Internet Troll. This is what she was likely calling you. Lots of people use the word. Don't fault everyone else because you are behind the times.
Why R U so Angry

Huntington, WV

#1091 May 7, 2012
You are a liar wrote:
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki /Troll_(Internet)#_
Definition of Internet Troll. This is what she was likely calling you. Lots of people use the word. Don't fault everyone else because you are behind the times.
Why do you want to spew venom? Are you really so angry that no one can
Please you except yourself?
This thread is to bring Glory to Jesus Christ, for He is Worthy!
Jesus wants to show the world those that follow Him,
By THEIR LOVE ONE FOR ANOTHER...

How long must anger rule your heart?

Love is beautiful and it NEVER FAILS....

Have you ever asked Jesus to cleanse your heart and ask Him to
soften your heart? Life does not have to be this way for you...

Jesus came to GIVE US LIFE...
It is A FREE GIFT...
Love Never Fails

TRULY, Jesus puts a LOVE inside, that people like attack on this thread, can not MOVE...

Jesus loves you!
What Motivates You

Huntington, WV

#1092 May 7, 2012
Over45 wrote:
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"troll is a very odd word"???? What rock have you been hiding under? Check out Wikapedia.
May I ask what makes your heart feel THRIL?

Do you get an ADRENILINE RUSH when you demean others?

Jesus came to earth to bring you the peace of God...

The kind that 'Surpasseth Understanding'....

Why don't you CHOOSE in your heart today, that you want to
truly give the Lord your whole heart?

If you ask Him?

He will CLEANSE you and make you in His righteousness...

Then you will not NEED TO MOCK and RIDICULE to FEED that spirit that
enjoys belittling others, to make "Self High And Lifted Up"...

Read some of these scriptures...
This thread is to bring the Glory of Jesus into the heart of mankind...

Jesus is long suffering...
LOVE NEVER FAILS

In ALL things, give Glory to Jesus Christ, for He ALONE is WORTHY!!!!
Wondering Toooooooo

Huntington, WV

#1093 May 7, 2012
Wondering wrote:
<quoted text>.
I think you might be right. I was wondering why they both used the word "troll" because that is a very odd word.
Yes, this is not just coincidence...

This is what I found for description of troll...

It is basically when someone goes on just to mess with people. they may say weird things just to get you to react and drive you crazy....

So, Wondering, I believe that the accuser of the brethren, is indeed the troll...

Because one is Glorifying Jesus, and the other is spewing unkind words and accusations...

Here is another description...

A troll is looking for a reaction. Generally, they will post something completely inflammatory and sit back and watch people flip out. Or they will post something totally off-topic in the middle of a conversation. Most of them are probably little children. At least, we can hope. Others have been online too long to qualify any longer. They're really a sad group of people. It's their hobby to do anything for a rise out of people, whether it's posting fake information or just starting religious or political debates. Sometimes they start out by making up a character and "playing stupid"; trying to get people who will scream their lungs out trying to "reason" with them.

So, a troll is someone that says inflammatory statements, to try to upset people...

Guess perhaps they will have to REALLY work at it...

Because the Jesus inside of me is not SUBMITTING to their level...

Jesus will remain at the Head of this Thread...
And RECONCILIATION is why we are walking on this earth...
As Ambassador of Christ...
An Ambassador is FROM ANOTHER NATION...
And we are IN this world but NOT OF this world...

So, yes, Wondering.... I am Wondering Toooooooooooo

LOVE NEVER FAILS..... EVER....

Guess we found out what a troll is tonight.... LOL....
Wondering Toooooooo

Huntington, WV

#1094 May 7, 2012
Wow! Look at this definition...

It says, intended to BRING GRIEF TO FAMILIES!!!

What was this thread set out to do? Try to destroy Maranatha...
Try to destroy men and women that gave the Lord their lives to help others...
Wow! Glad we were incited to look this up!

The "trollface", first appearing in 2008, is often used to indicate trolling in contemporary internet culture.[1] Modern usage of the word itself dates from 1980s.
In Internet slang, a troll is someone who posts inflammatory,[2] extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online discussion forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of provoking readers into an emotional response[3] or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion.[4] The noun troll may refer to the provocative message itself, as in: "That was an excellent troll you posted."
While the word troll and its associated verb trolling are associated with Internet discourse, media attention in recent years has made such labels subjective, with trolling describing intentionally provocative actions and harassment outside of an online context. For example, mass media has used troll to describe "a person who defaces Internet tribute sites with the aim of causing grief to families."[5][6]

SEE THAT LAST SENTENCE???
That was what motivated this thread...

Now? Jesus has decided to TURN IT AROUND to BE A PLACE THAT HE
Can be shared and for the lost to be told the TRUTH about the LOVE OF JESUS CHRIST...

That LOVE NEVER FAILS and that there is HOPE for the HOPELESS....
Wondering

Ardsley, NY

#1095 May 7, 2012
Over45 wrote:
<quoted text>
"troll is a very odd word"???? What rock have you been hiding under? Check out Wikapedia.
Now did I say Troll was not a word ? Of course it is in the dictionary. But what kind of adults would use that word in conversations. My My grow up and quit calling people a troll... That is what 5 yr old does not Christians.
Scripture 2 Train Child

Huntington, WV

#1096 May 7, 2012
Proverbs 18:21 says, The tongue has the power of life and death. As parents, you have the power to speak life or death to your children and over your children. When you choose to speak the Word of God over your children, you are choosing to speak life over them. Jesus said in John 6:63, The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life. The following are scriptural confessions that you can speak over your children – and as Isaiah 55:11 says – these words will not return to your empty, but will accomplish and achieve the purpose for which they are sent.

Exodus 20:12 I thank You Father, that my children honor and obey me, therefore, they please the Lord and will live a long life.
(Also found in Colossians 3:20 and Ephesians 6:2.)

Psalm 112:2 My children are blessed and will be mighty in the land.

Psalm 127:3 My children are a reward and gift from the Lord, and I will enjoy them.

Psalm 138:8 My children will fulfill God’s will and purpose for their lives.

Daniel 1:4 My children are children in whom there is no blemish, but they are well favored. They are skillful in wisdom, cunning in knowledge, and understand science. They have the ability to stand in the King’s palace and teach others.

Romans 12:2 My children are not being conformed to this world’s system, but they are constantly being transformed by the renewing of their mind, that they might know what is the good, acceptable, and perfect will of God for their lives.

I Corithians 6:18-19 My children will flee from all sexual immorality and impurity in thought, word or deed, and they will realize that their body is the temple of the Holy Spirit.

I Timothy 4:12 My children are examples to others in life, in love, in faith, and in purity.
Scripture 2 Train Child

Huntington, WV

#1097 May 7, 2012
We Are The Lords Children, so let us LEARN TOGETHER!

1. Salvation
Lord, let salvation spring up within my children, that they may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
(Isaiah 45:8; II Timothy 2:10)

2. Growth in Grace
I pray that they may “grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ”.
(2 Peter 3:18)

3. Love
Grant, Lord, that my children may learn to live a life of love through the Spirit who dwells in them.
(Ephesians 5:2, Galatians 5:22)

4. Honesty and Integrity
May integrity and honesty be their virtue and their protection.
(Psalm 25:21)

5. Self-Control
Father, help my children not to be like many others around them, but let them be “alert and self-controlled” in all they do.
(1 Thessalonians 5:6)

6. A Love for God’s Word
Father, help my children grow to find Your Word “more precious than gold, than much pure gold; and sweeter than honey, than honey from the comb”.
(Psalm 19:10)

7. Justice
God, help my children to love justice as You do and to “act justly” in all they do.
(Psalm 11:7, Micah 6:8)

8. Mercy
May my children always “be merciful, as their Father is merciful”.
(Luke 6:36)

9. Respect (for self, others, authority)
Father, grant that my children may “show proper respect to everyone,” as Your Word commands.
(1 Peter 2:17)

10. Strong, Biblical Self-Esteem
Help my children develop a strong self-esteem that is rooted in the realization that they are “God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus”.
(Ephesians 2:10)

11. Faithfulness
“Let love and faithfulness never leave my children,” but bind these twin virtues around their necks and write them on the tablet of their hearts.
(Proverbs 3:3)

12. A Passion for God
Lord, please instill in my children a soul with a craving for You, a heart that clings passionately to You.
(Psalm 63:8)

13. Responsibility
Grant that my children may learn responsibility,“for each one should carry his own load”.
(Galatians 6:5)

14. Kindness
Lord, may my children “always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else”.
(1 Thessalonians 5:15)

15. Generosity
Grant that my children may “be generous and willing to share and so lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age”.

We are the Children of the Lord....
Notdrinkingtheko olaid

United States

#1098 May 7, 2012
G
Wow wrote:
<quoted text>
Being the Jesus freak u r u should know to tread lightly in questioning the holy spirit. Mat. 12:31 says,“Blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men.” but your a homosexual so y should u care. Wesboro baptist church condemns you all church freaks
say whaaaaaat? I have no idea wtf you are talking about.
Blaspheme Holy Spirit

Huntington, WV

#1099 May 7, 2012
The Bible makes it very, very clear. God the Father has sent His one and only Son Jesus Christ down to our earth to physically die on a cross in order to give all men and all women total forgiveness and total remission for all of their sins – which includes all past, present, and future sins that we will ever commit.

This gift of eternal salvation is available to every single person who will accept Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior. The Bible makes it very clear that “whoever” calls upon the name of the Lord for eternal salvation will be saved from their sins if they are willing to accept Jesus Christ and His sacrificial death on the cross.

However, in 3 specific verses from Scripture, Jesus makes a very serious bone chilling statement. He says that the only sin that cannot be forgiven through the Blood that He has already shed for all of us is a direct blaspheming against the Holy Spirit.
What exactly is He meaning by this? What exactly is a blaspheming of the Holy Spirit? Many Christians have freaked out over the years wondering if they have possibly committed this unpardonable sin.

I will first start out by giving you the two main verses where Jesus is making this statement, and then give you the interpretation of what I feel Jesus is trying to tell all of us with this statement.

THE SCRIPTURE VERSES

1.  This first verse comes from the Gospel of Mark. Before Jesus makes this statement, He is getting attacked by some of the Jewish Scribes. Jesus was casting demons out of people and these scribes were trying to tell everyone that Jesus was casting demons out of people by Beelzebub – the ruler of the demons. In other words, they were accusing Jesus of casting out demons by the power of Satan himself.
Jesus then answers them right on the spot telling them how could Satan cast out Satan? He tells them that a house divided against itself cannot stand, and that it would make no logical sense for Satan to be casting out either himself or another one of his own demonic spirits. Satan would just be defeating his own purposes by even trying to do such a thing.

Now here is what got these Scribes in major trouble with the Lord. They obviously knew they were witnessing major supernatural miracles seeing Jesus cast demons out of people. But instead of just walking away and keeping their mouths shut, or trying to discredit Jesus by saying nothing was really happening, or that these people were either not really possessed or all of this was just a figment of their imaginations – they make their one and final comment which will forever seal their fate for all of eternity – they literally attack the Holy Spirit Himself by saying that He was in fact the devil himself!

They knew that Jesus had something else operating on the inside of Him that was accomplishing all of these dramatic miracles. The Bible makes it very clear that it was the power of the Holy Spirit operating through Jesus that was doing all of these dramatic miracles.

But instead of leaving well enough alone and just walking away and keeping their mouths shut, they just had to take that one last final jab at Jesus and directly attack the Spirit that was operating on the inside of Him – which was the Holy Spirit Himself! And once they did – they were done! Right after this occurs, Jesus then makes one of the most bone chilling statements on sin that He has ever made.

Jesus specifically states that “all sins” can be forgiven through His blood – including any blasphemies against either Himself or anyone else. But the one sin that He and His Father will not forgive is a direct blasphemy against the Holy Spirit. Here is the verse:

“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 eternal condemnation”– because they said,“He has an unclean spirit.”(Mark 3:28-30)
Part 1
Blaspheme Holy Spirit2

Huntington, WV

#1100 May 7, 2012
Notice in the last few words of this verse that Jesus specifically ties in the blaspheming against the Holy Spirit with the Scribes stating that He had an “unclean spirit” operating through Him. In other words, Jesus was condemning them to hell for all of eternity because they were calling the Holy Spirit a demonic spirit!

2.  The second verse comes from Matthew. Again, the same scenario is unfolding where the Pharisees are attacking Jesus for casting a demon out of a blind and mute man. They once more accuse Him of casting this demon out by Beelzebub, the ruler of the demons. Jesus once more goes into the exact same explanation as He did in the above verse from Mark where He says that Satan is not going to cast himself out – as a house divided against itself cannot stand, even in the demonic realm.

However, Jesus makes one more additional comment in this verse. He says that He is casting these demons out by the “Spirit of God”– which is the Holy Spirit. Right here, the battle lines are being drawn. Jesus is saying on the one hand that He is doing all of these miracles by the power of the Holy Spirit operating through Him – and then you have some of the Scribes and Pharisees alleging that He is doing all of these miracles by the power of the devil.
Then Jesus once more comes down with the hammer and says:

“Therefore I say to you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven men. Anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the age to come.”(Matthew 12:31-32)

Without question, this statement being made by Jesus is one of the most dire and extreme warnings He has ever given. He is literally telling us that there is one specific sin that will never, ever be forgiven – and that one sin is a direct blasphemous attack against the Holy Spirit Himself.
Jesus even says that you can speak a word directly against Him and that you can still be forgiven – but He will not forgive anyone who will directly attack the Holy Spirit.

INTERPRETATION

So what exactly is Jesus meaning when He talks about someone who is directly “blaspheming” the Holy Spirit?

1.  The word “blaspheme” in Webster’s Dictionary means to “speak irreverently or profanely of or to God, to curse or revile.” Another part of their definition says “any remark or action held to be irreverent or disrespectful.”
Many of the different Bible Dictionaries describe blasphemy as “insulting, cursing, lacking reverence for God, claiming deity.”

There can be no question that calling the Holy Spirit, who is God and Lord Himself, the devil himself, is without a doubt the most blasphemous statement you could possibly make against Him. Calling the Highest of all Beings the lowest of all beings is without question the worse possible thing that these Scribes and Pharisees could have done.

Not only was this the height of pure stupidity, but it was also the height of pure arrogance and pride.

As a result, they ended up being the first set of people that Jesus pronounced this very severe judgment on.
Part 2 of Blaspheme Holy Spirit
Blaspheme Holy Spirit3

Huntington, WV

#1101 May 7, 2012
2.  However, how does all of this apply in our day and age? Can this unpardonable sin still be committed today?
Many Bible scholars believe that this unpardonable sin cannot be committed today. They believe this sin could have only been committed back at the time when Jesus was walking on our earth. In other words, you would have to attack Jesus direct just like the Scribes and Pharisees did to be found guilty of this sin.
However, I am not quite sure about this position. Here’s where I believe the first level of interpretation comes in as to what this verse might mean for all of us in this day and age.
From the way the above two Scripture verses are being worded, there is no question what God is trying to tell us. If you had verbally attacked the Holy Spirit, operating through His Son Jesus while He was living down here on our earth, by telling Him that He is the devil himself – then you would have directly blasphemed the Holy Spirit, and as such, God has now rendered judgment that this transgression will be considered unpardonable in His sight.
Now if we take this same scenario into our present day and age, and take an anointed, born-again believer who is walking with the power of the Holy Spirit operating through him to heal the sick and cast out demons just like Jesus was doing – then what happens if an unbelieving scoffer comes along and says the exact same thing – that these miracles are not being done by the Holy Spirit, but by Satan or one of his demonic spirits? Is this unbelieving scoffer guilty of committing the same unpardonable sin as the Scribes and Pharisees did back in Jesus’ day?
Personally, I think there is a good chance that this unbeliever may be guilty of committing the same unpardonable sin – especially if he knows that a real miracle is taking place just like the Scribes and Pharisees did.
If you will notice, many scoffers will not even tread into this kind of territory. If they see a Christian who has the anointing to heal the sick and cast out demons, they will either think that nothing is really happening, or if something is really happening, that it is just the power of suggestion. Most doubters and unbelievers will either think that there are no demons to begin with, or if there is, that any healing or deliverance that may have just occurred was just the power of suggestion acting on that person causing them to believe that they had been healed or delivered from demons.
Very seldom will you see an unbeliever do what the Scribes and Pharisees did back in Jesus’ day and call the Holy Spirit Himself the devil or a demonic spirit. However, if someone should be as bold and as arrogant as some of these Pharisees were, and step out and directly blaspheme the Holy Spirit with this same kind of accusation – then I really think the exact same principle may apply as it did when Jesus was walking with the power of the Holy Spirit – and that these people would be just as guilty of committing the unpardonable sin as the Scribes and Pharisees were back at the time that Jesus was walking on our earth.
I believe the same analogy would apply. The Holy Spirit is living and operating on the inside of each born-again believer today just as He was with Jesus. If God the Father is calling any blasphemous attacks against the Holy Spirit operating through His Son Jesus as the unpardonable sin – then I personally believe that God would call the same thing out in this day and age if any scoffer would do the exact same thing – call the Holy Spirit a demon or the devil operating through an anointed, born-again believer.

Blaspheme Holy Spirit part 3
Blaspheme Holy Spirit4

Huntington, WV

#1102 May 7, 2012
3.  I know there are some Christians who have wondered whether or not they have committed the unpardonable sin. Demons love to play a person with this kind of false accusation once they move in on them with one of their attacks.

Some Christians think they may be guilty of this sin because they have been wrestling with God over certain issues, or they may have thrown major temper tantrums actually yelling at God. Just because you may be wrestling with God, yelling at Him, telling Him that you are going to walk off His playing field, losing some of your faith with Him, shutting down, not wanting to go to church or read your Bible – none of these things is a direct blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.

Many Christians will wrestle with God from time to time, especially when they get hit with any type of serious storm cloud. This is why the apostle Paul calls our walk with the Lord a “fight of faith.” Sometimes we have to fight to keep our faith up and in God, especially when we are going through some very trying circumstances.
The only way I believe that any Christian could be possibly guilty of blaspheming the Holy Spirit would be if they were to change camps by either becoming a full pledged atheist by refusing to believe that God actually exists anymore, or by literally switching camps to worship, serve, and follow Satan direct.

The Bible tells us that the Holy Spirit will not strive with a man forever. If a Christian starts to head down into these kinds of extreme dark waters – the Holy Spirit will be doing everything He possibly can to keep them from going over into this kind of evil territory. But if after a certain amount of time this person keeps refusing what the Holy Spirit is trying to tell him to do, and they then harden their hearts to the point where they will no longer listen to God, then I believe that God will quit striving with them after a certain point and then that person will be lost forever.

If that should occur, then I believe this may also be considered a direct blasphemy against the Holy Spirit – especially since the Holy Spirit had been the main One to actually wrestle and strive with this person over such a long period of time. What could be more blasphemous than telling God that you no longer believe that He actually exists, or if you decide you want to change camps and worship and follow his archenemy of all time – the devil himself?

Per the article I did titled,“Can a Christian Lose Their Salvation?”– I believe there are several powerful verses from Scripture that do show that it may be possible for a Christian to lose their salvation with the Lord. I know many will argue they do not believe in this. Their argument is that no true Christian could ever fall away to serve Satan or become a full pledged atheist. They feel if something like this should ever happen, then this person was never truly saved to begin with.

I really believe there are people who have had true born again conversions with the Lord when they were 15 or 16 years old – and then 20 or 30 years later they fall into dark side waters like changing camps to follow and serve Satan direct, become serial killers, serial rapists, or become involved in some kind of gang or organized criminal activity where they are literally killing other people for profit.

I believe that in each one of these types of extreme cases the Holy Spirit has been in major wrestling matches with each one of them trying to get them to retain their salvation. But again, the Bible says that the Holy Spirit will not strive with a man forever. There is a limit to God’s patience and mercy and how long He will chase and strive after someone. Anyone who manages to lose their salvation by deliberately refusing to heed the warnings and strivings of the Holy Spirit on some of these more serious types of transgressions may be guilty of blaspheming the Holy Spirit.

Blaspheme Holy Spirit Part 4
Blaspheme Explanation

Huntington, WV

#1103 May 7, 2012
Notdrinkingthekoolaid wrote:
G<quoted text> say whaaaaaat? I have no idea wtf you are talking about.
3.  I know there are some Christians who have wondered whether or not they have committed the unpardonable sin. Demons love to play a person with this kind of false accusation once they move in on them with one of their attacks.
Some Christians think they may be guilty of this sin because they have been wrestling with God over certain issues, or they may have thrown major temper tantrums actually yelling at God. Just because you may be wrestling with God, yelling at Him, telling Him that you are going to walk off His playing field, losing some of your faith with Him, shutting down, not wanting to go to church or read your Bible – none of these things is a direct blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.
Many Christians will wrestle with God from time to time, especially when they get hit with any type of serious storm cloud. This is why the apostle Paul calls our walk with the Lord a “fight of faith.” Sometimes we have to fight to keep our faith up and in God, especially when we are going through some very trying circumstances.
The only way I believe that any Christian could be possibly guilty of blaspheming the Holy Spirit would be if they were to change camps by either becoming a full pledged atheist by refusing to believe that God actually exists anymore, or by literally switching camps to worship, serve, and follow Satan direct.
The Bible tells us that the Holy Spirit will not strive with a man forever. If a Christian starts to head down into these kinds of extreme dark waters – the Holy Spirit will be doing everything He possibly can to keep them from going over into this kind of evil territory. But if after a certain amount of time this person keeps refusing what the Holy Spirit is trying to tell him to do, and they then harden their hearts to the point where they will no longer listen to God, then I believe that God will quit striving with them after a certain point and then that person will be lost forever.
If that should occur, then I believe this may also be considered a direct blasphemy against the Holy Spirit – especially since the Holy Spirit had been the main One to actually wrestle and strive with this person over such a long period of time. What could be more blasphemous than telling God that you no longer believe that He actually exists, or if you decide you want to change camps and worship and follow his archenemy of all time – the devil himself?
Per the article I did titled,“Can a Christian Lose Their Salvation?”– I believe there are several powerful verses from Scripture that do show that it may be possible for a Christian to lose their salvation with the Lord. I know many will argue they do not believe in this. Their argument is that no true Christian could ever fall away to serve Satan or become a full pledged atheist. They feel if something like this should ever happen, then this person was never truly saved to begin with.
I really believe there are people who have had true born again conversions with the Lord when they were 15 or 16 years old – and then 20 or 30 years later they fall into dark side waters like changing camps to follow and serve Satan direct, become serial killers, serial rapists, or become involved in some kind of gang or organized criminal activity where they are literally killing other people for profit.
I believe that in each one of these types of extreme cases the Holy Spirit has been in major wrestling matches with each one of them trying to get them to retain their salvation. But again, the Bible says that the Holy Spirit will not strive with a man forever. There is a limit to God’s patience and mercy and how long He will chase and strive after someone. Anyone who manages to lose their salvation by deliberately refusing to heed the warnings and strivings of the Holy Spirit on some of these more serious types of transgressions may be guilty of blaspheming the Holy Spirit.

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