If Adam was not literally created by God, and if the Genesis account of creation is allegorical, then everything written in the Bible about sin, death and the need for Christ Jesus to come to earth to die for our sins is a lie.
The Genesis account of creation says that birds were created with sea creatures on day five while land animals were not created ...
Do Catholics believe that Mary mother of Jesus is as holy as God?
The short answer is no.
It is obvious, that as a result of her Immaculate Conception, her fullness of grace and her holiness, the Blessed Virgin Mary never committed any personal mortal sins. But what about venial sins? We all commit venial sins, even the saints. A venial sin is committed ...
Does original sin have an impact on Jesus?
Like any coin worth it weight in gold, this question has two sides of an equation, just like a coin of great value.
The question is both yes and no!
Let me try to explain this.
On one side of the coin, Jesus was conceived without original sin and as such was spared from all stain of sin inherited from Adam’s ...
For I was alive without the law once; but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.
Paul means that
Before he heard the law he thought he was OK, fine, alive. But when he heard the law he realized he was not OK, not fine, but spiritually dead. Or
He means that when he heard the law all it did was stir up sin in him, for "the strength of sin is ...
First a couple of disclaimers: (1) Personally I'm skeptical of motives & specifics of "theistic evolution" as it's called, and (2) though I'm a great admirer of C. S. Lewis I don't agree with or endorse 100% of everything he said or wrote.
That said -- and considering that this site is not about "truth" per se but rather the views of different ...
Original Sin is washed away through Baptism
The Church believes that Christ's atonement removes original sin precisely through baptism. More generally, in baptism the power of Christ's paschal mystery comes to bear in the recipient, who also becomes a partaker in that paschal mystery and the life of God. For example, we are told that infants are baptized ...
Your question appears to be in two parts:
1) Was Jesus subject to original sin, and
2) Was Jesus born without a sin nature
and the short answer is no and yes, respectively. A fuller answer will reveal that the no to question 1 is because of the yes of question 2.
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I hope I understand your question correctly, in that you find confusion in the part about Adam introducing sin into the World; and the part about death reigning over all people until Moses introduced the LAW.
First of all we need understand Adam's disobedience. Adam's sin of disobedience was Intentional.
Genesis 3:6 KJV And when the woman saw that the ...
Pope Pius IX—who, in Ineffabilis Deus, defined the dogma of the Immaculate Conception, that Mary was conceived without Original Sin—cites:
Luke 1:28 ("Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women."), 42 ("Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb."):The AnnunciationWhen the Fathers and writers of the ...