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Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit

Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit Scripture List

Gen. 6:5
Ex. 7-14
Deut. 28:20
*1 Sam. 15:23
Jer. 6:10, 16-17
Jer. 7:13-28
Jer. 9:5-6
Jer. 11:8
John 8:24-27, 33
John 8:37-38, 40
*John 8:43-49
John 9:16-34, 39-41
*2 Chron. 36:16
Ps. 10:3-11
Ps. 14:1
*Ps. 36:1-4
Ps. 53:1
Jer. 17:5, 23
*Jer. 18:12
Jer. 44:16-18
Hos. 4:16-18
Hos. 5:3-7
 John 10:24-26
*John 11:47-48
*John 12:9-10
John 18:4-9, 38
Acts 7:42
Ps. 64:5-6
Ps. 73:6-12
Ps. 81:11-12
Ps. 106:24
Ps. 107:11
Prov. 1:7
Amos 5:10
Zeph. 3:5
Zech. 7:11-12
Mal. 2:17
Matt. 2:16
*Matt. 5:11
Acts 17:21
Acts 24:22-27
*Rom. 1:18-32
*Rom. 8:1
1 Cor. 1:18
Gal. 1:7-9
Prov. 2:12-15
Prov. 5:12-13
Prov. 9:7
Prov. 12:15-16
Prov. 14:6, 9
* Matt. 9:33-34
Matt. 10:25
Matt. 11:16-21
Matt. 12:7, 13-14
*Matt. 12:22-35
Eph. 4:19
*2 Thess. 2:8-12
1 Tim. 1:3-7
1 Tim. 4:1-3
2 Tim. 3:1-9
Prov. 15:5, 12
Prov. 17:15, 24
Prov. 18:2
Prov. 19:3
Prov. 21:24
Matt. 13:14-15
Matt. 21:14-16
*Matt. 21:32-46
Matt. 22:1-6, 15-17
*Matt. 23:13-15
2 Tim. 4:2-5
Titus 1:15-16
Titus 3:9-11
*Heb. 6:4-9
*Heb. 10:26-31
Prov. 23:9
Prov. 26:4-12
Prov. 27:22
*Prov. 30:12
Eccl. 10:12-15
Matt. 24:10, 38-39
Matt. 24:48-51
Matt. 26:63-68
Matt. 27:25
Matt. 28:11-14
Heb. 12:15-17
2 Peter 2
2 Peter 3:3-4
*2 Peter 3:16
1 John 5:16-17
Isa. 1:4
Isa. 3:9
*Isa. 5:12, 18-24
Isa. 6:9-10
Isa. 10:13
*Mark 3:22-30
Mark 11:18
Luke 6:22
Luke 7:30-35
Luke 12:10
2 John 10
*Jude 4
*Jude 8
*Jude 10
Jude 12-13
*Isa. 22:12-14
Isa. 29:13
*Isa. 30:9-11
Isa. 42:20
Isa. 48:6-8, 22
Luke 13:14-16
*Luke 16:27-31
Luke 22:67-71
John 3:18-19
John 5:39-40; 44-47
Jude 16, 18
Rev. 2:20
Rev. 3:3, 17
Rev. 9:20-21
  
Isa. 56:10-12
Isa. 65:12
John 6:36
John 7:32
*Rev. 16:9, 21
Rev. 22:11

* Key Scripture passages.

Combined Characteristics of a Blasphemer

These characteristics must be seen in combination to serve as evidence for reprobation/degeneration into blasphemy. Individually they provide insufficient confirmation. 

  1. Consistently displays insubordination; refuses to submit to authority. 1 Sam. 15:23
  2. Mocks God's messengers. 2 Chron. 36:16
  3. Scoffs at God's prophets (those who expose sin). 2 Chron. 36:16
  4. Despises God's Word. 2 Chron. 36:16
  5. Claims that God does not see sin. Ps. 10:3-11
  6. Has lost all fear of God. Ps. 36:1
  7. Is controlled by his desire to sin. Ps. 36:1
  8. Insults those who attempt to restore him from disobedience. Prov. 9:7
  9. Insists that his own way is the right way. Prov. 12:15-16
10.  Refuses to accept wise counsel.  Prov. 15:12
11. Knowingly justifies wicked men and knowingly condemns righteous men. Prov. 17:15
12. Vigorously advocates worldly philosophies. Prov. 18:2 &
Eccl. 10:12-15
13. Sees self as pure (rejects reality about self). Prov. 30:12
14. Intentionally calls evil good and good evil. Isa. 5:20
15. Consistently ignores God's call to repentance. Isa. 22:12-15
16. Refuses to listen to warnings of judgment. Isa. 30:9-11
17. Lacks inward peace. Isa. 48:22
18. Refuses to listen to truth and wisdom. Jer. 6:16-17;
17:23
19. Clings to the subbornness of his heart. Jer. 18:12
20. Feels no shame for his sins. Zeph. 3:5
21.  Brands what is clearly godly as satanic. Matt. 12:22-35
22. Is incapable of genuinely "good" deeds or "truthful" words. Matt. 12:22-35
23. Refuses to repent, even after recognizing the fruits of repentance. Matt. 21:32-46
24. Always seeks to usurp authority. Matt. 21:32-46
25. Reacts violently to divine authority. Matt. 21:32-46
26. Consistently tries to prevent others from coming to Christ or from growing in faith and purity. Matt. 23:13-15
27. Teaches rebellion. Matt. 23:13-15
28. Deliberately hides the truth from others. Matt. 28:11-14
29. Consistently and totally rejects any evidence for divine truth and divine authority (no amount of evidence can convince someone who refuses to submit). Luke 16:27-31 &
Rom. 1:18-32
30. Seeks glory from men rather than from God. John 5:44
31. Is insensitive to and unable to discern contradictions. John 8
32. Chooses to believe what is known to be untrue. John 8:43-49
33. Cannot believe obvious truths. John 8:43-49
34. Asserts that the ends always justify the means. John 12:9-11
35. Will do anything to protect his self-rule. John 12:9-11
36. Evades the truth and refuses to be pinned down by definitions, labels, axioms, or logical conclusions. John 18:38 &
Titus 3:9-11
37. Consistenly refuses to glorify or thank God. Rom. 1:18-32
38. Worships the creation rather than the Creator. Rom. 1:18-32
39. Is controlled by sinful desires, inflamed with lust. Rom. 1:18-32
40. Resists authority problems and manifests greed, envy, deceit, slander, insolence, arrogance, disobedience, truculence, rebelliousness, faithlessness, ruthlessness, evil inventiveness, and boastfulness. Rom. 1:18-32
41. Delights in rebellion, exhibits it himself, and encourages it in others. Rom. 1:18-32
42. Cleverly and knowingly distorts God's Word. Gal. 1:7-9 &
2 Pet. 3:16
43. Is easily deceived by lies and counterfeit authority. 2 Thes. 2:8-12
44. Sees nothing as pure. Titus 1:15-16
45. Has a corrupted conscience and hardened heart. Titus 1:15-16
46. Is divisive and argumentative. Titus 3:9-11
47. Rejects and thus "re-crucifies" Christ repeatedly. Heb. 6:4-9
48. Rejects God's sacrifice for sins. Heb. 10:26-30
49. Deliberately, consistently, and constantly sins. Heb. 10:26-30
50. Openly and knowingly insults God. Heb. 10:26-30 &
Jude 8
51. Mocks all warnings of God's coming judgment. 2 Peter 3:3-4
52. Insults and mocks things he does not even understand. Jude 10
53. Is completely blind to God's coming judgment. Rev. 3:3
54. Shows no awareness of his/her own spiritual needs. Rev. 3:17
55. Openly and knowingly blasphemes God for judging. Rev. 16:9

 In brief, this person displays all the characteristics listed in 2 Timothy 3:1-19 and 2 Peter 2.

Subjects: Bible Difficulties, General Apologetics

Dr. Hugh Ross

Reasons to Believe emerged from my passion to research, develop, and proclaim the most powerful new reasons to believe in Christ as Creator, Lord, and Savior and to use those new reasons to reach people for Christ. Read more about Dr. Hugh Ross.