Bible: Mark 3:22-30

3:22 The experts in the law 1  who came down from Jerusalem 2  said, “He is possessed by Beelzebul,” 3  and, “By the ruler 4  of demons he casts out demons.” 3:23 So 5  he called them and spoke to them in parables: 6  “How can Satan cast out Satan? 3:24 If 7  a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom will not be able to stand. 3:25 If a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand. 3:26 And if Satan rises against himself and is divided, he is not able to stand and his end has come. 3:27 But no one is able to enter a strong man’s 8  house and steal his property unless he first ties up the strong man. Then he can thoroughly plunder his house. 9  3:28 I tell you the truth, 10  people will be forgiven for all sins, even all the blasphemies they utter. 11  3:29 But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven, but is guilty of an eternal sin 12  3:30 (because they said, “He has an unclean spirit 13 ).

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