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August 12, 2007

Westminster Shorter Catechism, Question 16

Q. 16. Did all mankind fall in Adam's first transgression?

A. The covenant being made with Adam, not only for himself, but for his posterity; all mankind, descending from him by ordinary generation, sinned in him, and fell with him, in his first transgression.

made with Adam
Genesis 2:16-17; James 2:10

in his first transgression
Romans 5:12-21; 1 Corinthians 15:22

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I am reminded of this everyday!

Posted by: Robert N. Landrum at August 14, 2007 06:22 PM

I am so glad to read the WSC whenever I can. It is hard to confess Adam's reality in today's world.

Posted by: Benjamin P. Glaser at August 16, 2007 10:51 AM

I've had quite a few thoughts weaving around my head lately about sin, depravity, our need for Christ. . . I guess the Lord is working in my heart again in these areas. There are some thoughts I'd like to share--composed as I'm driving, but never quite making them to my blog.

Posted by: TulipGirl at August 17, 2007 07:12 PM

You actually believe that you sinned with Adam?

You are punished for Adam's sin?

Posted by: edgar at August 20, 2007 08:36 AM


 
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