Does God forgive all of our sins? How?

God hates sin.  That much we know.  But doesn't God ever tire of forgiving our sins?

Aren't there some sins that God won't forgive?

Clarify Share Report Asked November 27 2020 My picture Jack Gutknecht

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
God will never tire of forgiving our sins if we continue to seek forgiveness of them for Jesus' sake (just as Jesus instructed us to forgive each other an unlimited number of times (the intended meaning of "seventy times seven" (Matthew 18:22)).

And the only sin that He will not forgive is the failure to seek that forgiveness, which amounts to rejecting the Holy Spirit's witness through the Bible of our inability to save ourselves, and of our need to place our total faith in Christ (rather than in any work that we can perform) as the only means of receiving forgiveness of sin and eternal life in God's presence. 

Each of these facts should cause us to marvel at the depth of God's love for humans, as well as the unimaginable physical and spiritual punishment and suffering that Jesus was willing to bear in our place, and that enables God to forgive us when we place our faith in Christ.

November 27 2020 1 response Vote Up Share Report

Mini Laura A
There is only one sin that God will not forgive: the sin against the Holy Ghost.
He knows our sins from the beginning of time and if He has chosen you as His own, His death has already atoned for all the sins you have committed and will commit. This is NOT an excuse to keep sinning. Love for God and zeal for His honour should be enough to convince you of that. But no, God does not tire of forgiving our sins. He is grieved by them, but He will not stop forgiving. God is a God of love!

December 25 2020 0 responses Vote Up Share Report

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