The Unpardonable Sin according to the Sister Ellen White

The sin of blasphemy against the Holy Spirit does not lie in any sudden word or deed; it is the firm, determined resistance of truth and evidence.” The Lord has been calling His people.  In a most marked manner He has revealed His divine presence.  But the message and the messengers have not been received but despised. I longed that those who have greatly needed the message of divine love would hear Christ’s knock at the door of the heart and let the heavenly guest enter.  But at the hearts of some, Jesus has knocked in vain. In rejecting the message given at Minneapolis, men committed sin. They have committed far greater sin by retaining for years, the same hatred against God’s messengers, by rejecting the truth that the Holy Spirit has been urging home. By making light of the message given, they are making light of the Word of God..." — Manuscript 30, March 1890, par. 16, 17

"God gives sufficient evidence for the candid mind to believe; but he who turns from the weight of evidence because there are a few things which he cannot make plain to his finite understanding will be left in the cold, chilling atmosphere of unbelief and questioning doubts, and will make shipwreck of faith."

- Testimonies for the Church, vol. 4, p. 232, 233, 1876

“What constitutes the sin against the Holy Ghost? It is willfully attributing to Satan the work of the Holy Spirit.” — Testimonies for the Church, vol 5, p. 634.1, 1889

 

Ellen White gives another definition for blasphemy against the Holy Spirit which is significant.

 

"No one need look upon the sin against the Holy Ghost as something mysterious and indefinable. 

The Sin against the Holy Ghost is the sin of persistent refusal to respond to the invitations to repent."

- Review & Herald, June 29, 1897

"Satan has ability to suggest doubts and to devise objections to the pointed testimony that God sends, and many think it a virtue, a mark of intelligence in them, to be unbelieving and to question and quibble.  Those who desire to doubt will have plenty of room.  God does not propose to remove all occasion for unbelief.  He gives evidence, which must be carefully investigated with a humble mind and a teachable spirit, and all should decide from the weight of evidence."  - Testimonies for the Church, vol. 3, p. 255, 1873

In Matthew 12:22-32 we find Jesus casting out a demon. The Pharisees claimed He did it by the power of the devil. But Jesus being fully man said He did it by the Spirit of God.

 

He then informs them that they can speak against the Son of man and be forgiven, but blasphemy against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven.

 

Why?

 

Because verse 28 says He did this by the power of the Holy Spirit. Remember that Jesus was the Word made flesh and was fully man. The Pharisees were not insulting the Son of man but the Spirit of God by whose power the demon was cast out and hence were blaspheming the Holy Spirit by attributing the work of the Holy Spirit to Satan.

 

So Matthew 12:22-32 reveals that the unpardonable sin and blasphemy against the Holy Spirit to be attributing the work of the Holy Spirit to Satan.

 

Trinitarians who do not understand this often say that blasphemy against the Holy Spirit is trying to share truth on this topic. But it is in fact, Trinitarians that are guilty of blasphemy. The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of God, not another being which was a creation of Satan 348 years after the cross.

 

And so since the Trinitarian accepts Satan’s counterfeit for the Holy Spirit, which is a non-existent being, it is the Trinitarian that inadvertently attributes the work of the Holy Spirit to Satan which is the unpardonable sin! This is clearly a very serious issue.

“What constitutes the sin against the Holy Ghost? It is willfully attributing to Satan the work of the Holy Spirit.” — Testimonies for the Church, vol 5, p. 634.1, 1889

Ellen White gives another definition for blasphemy against the Holy Spirit.

The sin of blasphemy against the Holy Spirit does not lie in any sudden word or deed; it is the firm, determined resistance of truth and evidence.” — Manuscript 30, March 1890, par. 16

Rejecting a being called God the Holy Spirit (not found in scripture) from the trinity doctrine is not blaspheming the Holy Spirit. It is resisting Truth and Evidence on the matters that pertain to God that is blaspheming!

​​​​​​