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All of us have to deal with the original sin of Adam and Eve through the pain and suffering that exists in the World. Also because of this original sin all of us are sinful by nature, but through the power of the Holy Spirit we are capable of doing good, and through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ will obtain salvation. But no I am not held to ...


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The two scriptures you quote are in effect saying the same thing. Please note that in Exodus 20:5 it is speaking of worshiping Idols, while Ezekiel 19:20 is in reference to sin in general. In Exodus God is it need be noted that God said to the third and fourth generations of those who hate me. where in Ezekiel God is making reference to a person's sins. ...


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I believe you are asking two questions. I'll answer the one in the heading first: Does God punish people for their ancestors' sins or not? Yes, in the Christian traditions (majority of the denominations) God absolutely does "punish" the children of those who committed sin - else there would be no original sin. 1 Corinthians 15:22 KJV For as in Adam ...



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