..... When He said in Mark 3:29 that , ".... he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation"? Some have told me that this is Christ's explanation of the "unforgiveable sin." However, when the Apostle Paul in 1 Timothy 1:13 stated that he was once a blasphemer, but God forgave him of the sin of blasphemy. It would seem that at first glance that these two verses contradict each other, but of course that cannot be true because, when rightly understood, no verses in God's Word can possibly contradict each other. About the only thing I can see is that Jesus was addressing the specific sin of blaspheming the Holy Spirit rather than a person blaspheming in general. Moreover, I remember years ago a Baptist preacher in a seminar saying that he's never heard of a cuss word expression that actually contain the words "Holy Ghost" or "Holy Spirit" in them because that would in fact be blaspheming the Third Person of the Trinity. What do you folks out there in BB think Jesus meant when He said that blaspheming the Holy Spirit is a sin for which forgiveness is totally without forgiveness?