Human Nature, Origin, And Salvation

1711 WordsDec 14, 20147 Pages
Many people struggle with uncertainty about life looks like after this one. Often questions arise about our nature, origin, and salvation. In this paper, I will be comparing and contrasting two different world religions that discuss the topic of salvation. Within this framework, I will address what to be saved from, how to be saved, and where or what one is being saved to. Christianity teaches that all men have an inherent sinful nature. This nature is a result of the fall of Adam and Eve, the first created brings. God gave Adam and Eve every good thing he created to eat for their sustenance. They were forbidden only from eating the fruit of the tree of knowledge, but God also gave them moral responsibility and choice. They chose to disobey God, so God’s perfect creation become tainted with the stain of sin, resulting in humans to be separated from the close relationship with God that Adam and Eve enjoyed before sin. Author Kenneth Boa said, “Sin ultimately lead to both physical death and spiritual death, which is eternal separation from God.” This one sin caused all future descends to be born with a sinful nature. The bible says that this one sin condemned all mankind. “Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all people, because all sinned.” Although all men are plagued with a sinful nature, God provided deliverance from sin and separation from Himself. Salvation in Christianity is given on
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