antabanta posted:Keith posted:
Sin is described as transgression of the law of God and rebellion against God. In the book of Genesis describes Adam and Eve's rebellion against God and against His command. Since that time, sin has been passed down through all the generations of mankind and we, Adam's descendants, have inherited sin from him. Romans 5:12 tells us that through Adam sin entered the world, and so death was passed on to all men because "the wages of sin is death" see Romans 6:23 for reference.
We are sinners not because we sin; rather, we sin because we are sinners. This passed on depravity is known as inherited sin. Just as we inherit physical characteristics from our parents, we inherit our sinful natures from Adam. Psalm 51:5 states, "Surely I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me."
There are tree types of sin which I will mention later.....I am heading to a meeting.
Oh gee... now that you've taken the time to post quotes that are readily available for all to read, I'm really convinced.
If sin is automatic at birth, how can one person who has just as much sin provide absolution for another?