The sense of sin Nature of sin Since sin is a moral evilit is necessary in the first place to determine what is meant by eviland in particular by moral evil. Evil is defined by St. Thomas De malo, 2:
These articles of faith represent a brief summary of many of the aspects of the truth that God has revealed to us in His Word over time. Being the work of men, we know that this writing will contain errors, though none are put here intentionally. As God gives us more light in the future, we expect and plan to add to and revise this document so as to accurately represent our knowledge of His divine will for us.
We believe that God, according to His promises, has providentially preserved and transmitted this Word through the scattered remnant of His true churches; and has providentially directed the collating, editing, and translating of the precious and essential text and manuscripts, the witness being that these are the only texts God has ever used in all the great fruit-bearing evangelical movements of history Matthew 7: We therefore believe any production based in whole or in part on any other texts, manuscripts however ancient or acceptedor versions to be not the Word of God but to be a fraud.
Interpretation of the Scriptures We believe that the Scripture is to be interpreted only by itself 1 Corinthians 2: We believe that the Old Testament is only properly interpreted in the light of the revelation which God has given through His apostles and His Son, Jesus Christ Hebrews 1: The argument from silence, e.
God Attributes of God We believe that there is only one Deuteronomy 6: We believe He is most loving 1 John 4: He is the rewarder of those who diligently seek Him Hebrews We believe that He has all life Psalm He is the sole foundation of all being, of Whom, through Whom, and to Whom are all things Romans We believe that in His sight all things are open and manifest Hebrews 4: The Sonship of Christ We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ was set up by covenant from everlasting as the Mediator of the Eternal Covenant;and He, having engaged to be the Surety of His elect people, did, in the fullness of time Galatians 4: We believe that His human soul and spirit, being created things, did not exist from eternity, but were created and formed in His body by Him who forms the spirit of man within him; and this occurred when that body was conceived in the womb of the virgin Luke 1: We believe His human nature consists of a true body Hebrews We believe that the doctrine of the eternal generation or begetting of the Son of God, by nature, to be damnable heresy most grievous to God and most dangerous to those who profess belief in such teaching, as it denies the Lord of glory.
We believe that God, in His ordinary providence, makes use of means Acts We believe that the almighty power, unsearchable wisdom, and infinite goodness of God so manifest themselves in his providence that it extends even to the fall of man and all other sins of angels and men Romans We believe that our most wise, righteous, and gracious God does often times leave, for a season, His own children to many temptations and the corruption of their own hearts, so as to chastise them for their former sins, or to reveal unto them the hidden power of sin and the deceitfulness of their hearts, that they may be humbled 2 Chronicles We believe that, because of their sins, God blinds and hardens wicked and ungodly men Romans 1: Creation of God We believe the Triune God, for the manifestation of the glory of His eternal power, wisdom, and goodness Revelation 4: We believe this was accomplished with no gaps or unknown ages before, during, or between the six days; that God ceased creation upon the seventh day Genesis 2: The Effects of Sin We believe, therefore, that the entire human race are by their first birth carnal and unclean, averse to all that is good Romans 3: Salvation We believe that the Scripture shows five distinct divisions, aspects or phases of the work of God in the salvation of His people, and they are as follows: Eternal Phase of Salvation: Election We believe that before the world was created, God elected Ephesians 1: We believe that in pursuance of this design, God the Father did determine and make a covenant with the Word and the Holy Spirit on behalf of those persons alone, wherein all the duties and necessary actions were appointed to the Godhead to perform, and all the spiritual blessings provided for the elect.
We believe that this salvation, being decreed by Him who calls those things which are not as though they were Romans 4: We believe the eternal redemption and salvation which Christ has obtained by the shedding of His blood is special and particular;it was intentionally designed exclusively for the elect of God Romans 8: Legal Phase of Salvation: Justification We believe the legal sentence of death against the elect was executed upon the Lord Jesus Christ upon the cross of Calvary, His pure and sinless life being the perfect and only substitute for the filthy rags of their righteousness, and His holy blood being the only acceptable propitiation for their sins Romans 3: We believe that the Father received this offering of the Lamb of God Hebrews Vital Phase of Salvation: We believe that the same powerful Spirit that moved upon the face of the deep in the creation of the world moves on the nature of the elect to create spiritual life where there was death and corruption, that Spirit following the spoken direction of the Son of God to give life to His child, His sheep, and that the soul of the child of God is totally passive in this process, just as a natural child is passive in his conception, gestation and birth.Painting by Edmund Leighton ().
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Ancient Christians invoked sin to account for an astonishing range of things, from the death of God's son to the politics of the Roman Empire that worshipped him. In this book. In a religious context, sin is the act of transgression against divine law.
Sin can also be viewed as any thought or action that endangers the ideal relationship between an individual and God; or as any diversion from the perceived ideal order for human attheheels.com Jainism, sin refers to anything that harms the possibility of the jiva (being) to attain .
Original sin: Original sin,, in Christian doctrine, the condition or state of sin into which each human being is born; also, the origin (i.e., the cause, or source) of this state. Traditionally, the origin has been ascribed to the sin of the first man, Adam, who disobeyed God in eating the forbidden fruit (of.
Introduction. 1. St Peter encourages Christians to be always ready to give an account of the hope that is in them (cf.
1 Pet ). This document deals with the hope that Christians can have for the salvation of unbaptised infants who die. The words "sin" and "iniquity" are found together in some form in about 70 verses in the Bible.
Many times they are used parallel to one another. Although we can be certain that they are synonyms and have the same basic meaning, there must also be somethi.