Born Sinners: Are We Born Into Sin? ---

Born Sinners: Are We Born Into Sin?

Born Sinners: Are We Born Into Sin? We are not born as sinners.  Sin is lawlessness (1John 3:4), “All unrighteousness is sin…” (1John 5:17).  Sin is an action; all sin is committed.  Infant children have done nothing lawless or unrighteous.   There are 2 reasons why people believe that we are born are sinners: Psalms 51:5 – “Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.” Exodus 20:5 – “For I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me.”   Shapen in Iniquity – In Sin Did My Mother Conceive Me Psalms 51 is David’s Psalm of confession after he had Bathsheba’s husband killed and committed adultery with her.  Saying, “I was born in sin” was an exaggeration, and he only said that because of what he did.  One verse before, he says, “Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight” (Ps...

Read More
How To Sin 101 ---

How To Sin 101

How to Sin 101 What is sin?  How can I do it?  Sin is not the same for everyone.  Some sins are universal, but other sin really depends on what covenant you are in.  For example, is it a sin to eat pork?  If you are circumcised into the Law of Moses, then yes, it is a sin.  If you aren’t in Moses’ covenant, then eating pork isn’t a sin.  Let’s go on to see exactly how to sin.   What is sin? Great question.  The answer that the bible gives is that, “Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness” (1John 3:4).  “All unrighteousness is sin…” (1John 5:17).  Having said that, is it possible to sin if there is not law?  “Before the law was given, sin was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no law. Nevertheless death (which is the end result of sin) reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam’s transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come.” (Rom...

Read More

Last updated by at .