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My Favorite Book - Chapter - Verse

Some of you have asked over and over again what my favorite verse of the Bible is. I've shared with some of you via emails or over the phone but I thought it would be better to answer it here to avoid getting the same question. First, I thought of answering this question on the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page but I quickly realized the answer would be too long for such. Besides, I also needed to say "why" not just answering the question by giving my "favorite verse of the bible."

My favorite Book of the Bible I wish I can honestly say just one. It's a toss up between 4 books of the Bible.
Proverbs - You can't find better wisdom anywhere elseRomans - Helps me understand God's plan from the Old to the New TestamentEphesians - I call this the Christian lifeHebrews - This to me is the book of faith and hope. In many ways similar to both Romans and the book of Ephesians.
The reason this is a "toss up" is because the books of Romans, Ephesia…

The Unforgivable Sin

If you haven't done so yet, I strongly encourage you to first study and understand what the grace of God is before reading this piece. It will help you get a better picture of what this unforgivable sin really is in biblical terms. 
Christians sin but they do not practice sin. Let's say you can't swim and you are drowning. The Holy Spirit came to your aid with the lifeline that can save your life. You rejected it or you deliberately let go after first holding on. So sin against the Holy Spirit is like telling the Holy Spirit to "go kick rocks" when you're being offered the lifeline call grace. Why is this sin against the Holy Spirit different from "sin" you may ask. It is different because grabbing hold of the lifeline (grace) and "slipping off" is not the same as deliberately letting go. It's just like Peter did when he took his eyes off Jesus (Matthew 14:22-33). The cry for help by Peter represents repentance and the repentance was fo…