6 Sins that Blaspheme against the Holy Spirit:

1. Presumption of salvation 

This is when a person cultivates in his soul an idea of his own perfection, which implies a feeling of pride. He believes his salvation has been guaranteed by what he has done.

2. Despairing of salvation. 

This is when a person loses hope of salvation, judging that his eternal life is already lost and that he is condemned, even before Judgment. It means judging divine mercy as being small. It means not believing in God’s justice and power.

3. Denying a truth recognized as such by the Magisterium of the Church. 

When a person doesn’t accept the truths (dogmas) of the faith, even after an exhaustive doctrinal explanation, it is the sin of heresy. He considers his personal understanding to be greater than that of the Church and the teaching of the Holy Spirit that assists the holy Magisterium.

4. Envying the grace that God gives to other people. 

Envy is a sentiment of discontent because someone else obtained something good, even if you yourself already possess it or could obtain it some day. It’s the act of not wanting what is good for your neighbor. With this sin, I make myself the judge of the world. I’m revolting against the Divine Will. I’m rebelling against the law of love for one’s neighbor.

5. Obstinacy in sin 

It is the firm will to continue in error even after receiving the light and help of the Holy Spirit. 

This is when a person creates his own criteria for ethical judgment, or simply doesn’t adopt any ethics at all, and in this way separates himself from God’s will and rejects salvation.

6. Final impenitence is the result of an entire life of rejecting God. 

This is when a person persists in error until the very end. It’s the equivalent of consecrating oneself to Christ’s adversary. Even at the hour of death, such a person refuses to approach the Father with humility. He doesn’t open himself to the Holy Spirit’s invitation.

The “Four Sins that Cry Out to Heaven for Vengeance” 

These are serious sins described in Scripture as “crying out” to God for justice.

1) Murder

This is based off what God said to Cain after he murdered his brother Abel:
“The Lord said, “What have you done? Listen! Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground.” (Genesis 4.10)

2) The Sin of Sodom

This is based on what God said regarding the sins of the ancient city of Sodom:

“Then the Lord said, ‘The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great and their sin so grievous that I will go down and see if what they have done is as bad as the outcry that has reached me. If not, I will know.'” (Genesis 18.20-21)

What was the sin of Sodom?

Scripture explains it in two places:
“Now this was the sin of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters were arrogant, overfed and unconcerned; they did not help the poor and needy. They were haughty and did detestable things before me. Therefore I did away with them as you have seen.” 
(Ezekiel 16.49-50)

“Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding towns gave themselves up to sexual immorality and perversion. They serve as an example of those who suffer the punishment of eternal fire.” (Jude 1.7)

3) Oppression of the poor, especially widows and orphans

This comes from two places in the Old Testament:
“Do not take advantage of the widow or the fatherless. If you do and they cry out to me, I will certainly hear their cry.” 
(Exodus 22.22-23)

“The Israelites groaned in their slavery and cried out, and their cry for help because of their slavery went up to God.” 
(Exodus 2.24)

4) Defrauding workers of their wages

This one is found in both the Old and New Testaments:

“Do not take advantage of a hired worker who is poor and needy, whether that worker is a fellow Israelite or a foreigner residing in one of your towns. Pay them their wages each day before sunset, because they are poor and are counting on it. Otherwise they may cry to the Lord against you, and you will be guilty of sin.” 
(Deuteronomy 24.14-15)

“Look! The wages you failed to pay the workers who mowed your fields are crying out against you. The cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord Almighty.” 
(James 5.4)

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