The Lineage of Sin and Death

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Alexander James Harris BIB-104 Old Testament Historical Persp August 28, 2010 Professor Colombo The Lineage of Sin and Death In this essay, I will be explaining the nature of sin and how it entered the world. First of all, let us define sin. According to dictionary.com, sin is transgression or violation of divine or supreme law, a willful or deliberate violation of some religious or moral principle, any reprehensible or regrettable action, behavior, lapse etc.; great fault or offense. My definition of sin is disobedience toward Yahweh, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Sin entered the world through Adam in the Garden of Eden immediately after he disobeyed God and ate of the fruit of the forbidden tree handed to him by…show more content…
Christianity uses the account of the fall of man to explain the status between man and God and, the evil condition of the world. The reason that I say that Christianity has used and does use the account of the fall of man in an edifying way is because, it is beneficial to know that you can be delivered from eternal punishment and reconciled to God if, you know why you need to be reconciled and how, you can be reconciled. References Sin. (n.d.) Retrieved August 27, 2010, from www.Dictionary.com The Life Application Study Bible New International Version Genesis (Written by Moses. 1450-1410 B.C. somewhere in the Sinai Peninsula.) 3:6, 3:3 Exodus (Written by Moses. 1450-1410 B.C. somewhere in the Sinai Peninsula.) 19 and 20 Romans (Written by Paul .A.D 57) 3:23 Hebrews (Author unknown. A.D. 70) 4:15 Romans (Written by Paul A.D. 57)
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