Original Sin and a Misapplied Passage : Christian Courier
Shall not the Judge of all the earth deal justly? For when Gentiles who do not have the Law do instinctively the things of the Law, these, not having the Law, are a law to themselves, in that they show the work of the Law written in their hearts, their conscience bearing witness and their thoughts alternately accusing or else defending them,.
But he who doubts is condemned if he eats, because his eating is not from faith; and whatever is not from faith is sin. Everyone who practices sin also practices lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness. For when Gentiles who do not have the Law do instinctively the things of the Law, these, not having the Law, are a law to themselves,.
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Try it for 30 days FREE. Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity; And in sin did my mother conceive me. Preliminary Principles First of all, it needs to be initially recognized that this passage is Hebrew poetry. Consider the following: 1 Scripture plainly teaches that sin is not inherited.
Clearly, babies are not born in sin. Psalm Analyzed Having shown what Psalm 5 cannot mean, we now turn to some possible views of the passage that do not violate portions of Scripture found elsewhere.
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Brents commented: Whatever may be the meaning of this passage, it can not be the imputation of sin to the child. Those who accept the plain testimony of the sacred Scriptures will reject this error. Was Jesus the Son of God Eternally?
Works Cited Brents, T. The Gospel Plan of Salvation. Nashville, TN: Gospel Advocate.
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