The American Wisdom Series

Pamphlet 1574 1 John kc11-3

There is one sin unto death!

1 John 15:16
If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not unto death. There is a sin unto death: I do not say that he shall pray for it.
Contrary to what some may teach, just because you are a Christian does not mean you do not or will not sin.

While it is true that Christians do not "habitually sin", one thing is for sure: As long as we remain in these flesh bodies we will fall short and sin on occasion (for most of us that occasion is everyday).

When we see our Christian brothers or sisters sin we should pray for them that they might be lifted up and repent and not continue in their sin.

After all, are you for your brothers and sisters or are you against them?

And know this: ALL sins with the exception of blasphemy against the Holy Spirit are forgivable, so there is really no need to list them.

However, it might be needful to mention for the sake of those Biblically illiterate preachers and ministers who would hold our brothers and sisters in bondage, that "divorce" is certainly among those sins which are forgivable.

If anyone ever tells you that Jesus Christ does not forgive divorce, he or she is a liar.

Well then, since all but one sin is forgivable, just what is the "unforgivable" sin?

First of all, the unforgivable sin is a spiritual sin unto death, perdition, that can only be committed by one of God's elect, i.e. one of His servants who has come to a full knowledge of the Truth, His Word.

Therefore since most Christians are Biblically illiterate and do not have eyes to see and ears to hear, they cannot even commit the unforgivable sin!

Do you remember back in vs. 2:18 that John told us Satan "the spurious messiah" is coming?

Well, when Satan gets here some of God's elect are going to be delivered up, and when they are that true multilingual tongue which was spoken on Pentecost day in Acts chapter 2 will once again be spoken through them as God's witness to the unrighteousness of that abomination which will be taking place.

In fact, they are not to even premeditate about what they will say because the Holy Spirit will speak directly through them.

Luke 12:11
And when they bring you unto the synagogues, and unto magistrates, and powers, take ye no thought how or what thing ye shall answer, or what ye shall say:

[12] For the Holy Ghost shall teach you in the same hour what ye ought to say.

The "hour" spoken of here is that "hour of temptation", that five month period of Rev. 9 when Satan reigns on this earth as Jesus Christ, though he will be the false Christ.

If when one of God's elect is delivered up to that false messiah and he (or she) willingly denies the Holy Spirit the opportunity to speak through him and give witness, i.e. he willingly allows the spirit of Satan to enter in, that sin shall not be forgiven him.

However, until such time as the false-christ is here, anyone who speaks a word against the Son of man can repent and be forgiven.

Luke 12:10
And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but unto him that blasphemeth against the Holy Ghost it shall not be forgiven.
Again, all sin at this point is forgivable upon repentance and so it cannot cause one to perish, i.e. to die the second death (again, if there is repentance).
John 5:17
All unrighteousness is sin: and there is a sin not unto death.
We know that God's elect, though they fall short and sin in the flesh, are not "habitual sinners" who blatantly and willfully sin against God.

They abide in Christ and He abides in them and He keeps them from the wicked one (verse 18).

"And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil (the evil one), for thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen"

[18] We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.
He that is born of God does not habitually sin but instead keeps Jesus Christ in his heart and so with Christ being there, Satan, that wicked one, the false-christ, cannot touch him.

The apostle Paul uses the analogy of a protective suit of armor and paints a picture in our minds whereby we visualize those who truly believe in God as putting on the different spiritual pieces of the Gospel Armor (Eph. 6).

Then when the big bad flaming "fiery darts" of the wicked one are hurled at us, they bounce off like Cheeze Balls.

[19]And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.
Remember what Jesus Christ said in John 17, that we are not of this world?

We are of God.

But the "whole world lies in the wicked one", i.e. the whole world is under the influence, the seduction even, of the prince of darkness, the prince and power of the air, the wicked one.

This is his world and his hour is nearing!

But we know and confess that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is come into the world, and He is that Light which has given us understanding that we may know Him, the true Son, and not be subject to the deception of the false son, the son of perdition.

1 John 5:20
And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know Him that is true, and we are in Him that is true, even in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.
The understanding Jesus Christ gives us begins with the gift of the opening of our blind eyes with the anointing of the Holy Spirit.

That spirit of truth He gives us awakens our spiritual "eyes to see" and lets that Light in that we might have spiritual understanding. Jesus actually gave us a visual sign of this when He opened the eyes of the blind man in John chapter nine in order that he might "See", not just the world around him, but the "invisible things" which have been hidden from the foundation of the world.

Jesus Christ is the One, the only One, who can give us eyes to see the Light and ears to hear the Truth.

Thus fully armed with the ability to discern between the True Christ and the False Christ, and to discern between the Spirit of Truth and the spirit of error and deception, the "Little Children" of God will not participate in the soon coming great apostasy when the whole world, including the majority of Christianity which is filled with the idolatrous traditions of men, worship the first supernatural entity, the false messiah, when he comes to this earth (Rev. 12:7-9) claiming to be God.

[21] Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen.
How do the Little Children keep themselves from idols (idolatry)?

You should well know the answer to that by now.

They try every spirit and accept only the Spirit of Truth, rejecting the spirit of error.

They abide in Jesus Christ, His Word, and they love their brothers and sisters.

Are you looking for the joy that knows no bounds?

That joy is Jesus Christ, the true Son of the Living God!

To study the Bible is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.
We pray that with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you accomplish both.

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