Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Four – Our First Parents, Sin, and the Fall (Q.16)

Earlier Studies – Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section One – Authority, Revelation, and Scripture Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Two – Theology Proper Studies in The Baptist Catechism: Section Three – The Decrees of God Listen to the audio for this lesson here. ____________________________   Q.16: Did our first parents continue in the…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 115

Day 115 Of the fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof. Chapter 6, Paragraph 4. “…do proceed all actual transgressions.“ Scripture Lookup James 1:14,15 Matthew 15:19 Reflection Everyone’s a sinner. Oddly enough, being a sinner has become like getting a participation trophy: everyone gets one, and so it’s not so special anymore.…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 114

Day 114 Of the fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof. Chapter 6, Paragraph 4. “From this original corruption, whereby we are utterly indisposed, disabled, and made opposite to all good, and wholly inclined to all evil,…“ Scripture Lookup Romans 8:7 Colossians 1:21 Reflection Springing from the original corruption of Adam and…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 110

Day 110 Of the fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof. Chapter 6, Paragraph 3. “…being now conceived in Sin,…“ Scripture Lookup Psalm 51:5 Job 14:4 Reflection Philosophers throughout the ages have pondered the moral state of humans. Are we created as blank slates, which our environment then writes on to our…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 109

Day 109 Of the fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof. Chapter 6, Paragraph 3. “They being the root, and by God’s appointment, standing in the room, and stead of all mankind; the guilt of the sin was imputed, and corrupted nature conveyed, to all their posterity descending from them by ordinary…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 108

Day 108 Of the fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof. Chapter 6, Paragraph 2. “…and wholly defiled, in all the faculties, and parts, of soul, and body.“ Scripture Lookup Titus 1:15 Genesis 6:5 Jeremiah 17:9 Romans 3:10-19 Reflection When Adam and Eve sinned, their transgression caused death to come upon all…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 106

Day 106 Of the fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof. Chapter 6, Paragraph 2. “Our first Parents by this sin, fell from their original righteousness and communion with God, and we in them, whereby death came upon all;…“ Scripture Lookup Romans 3:23 Reflection We have a personal stake in what happened…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 104

Day 104 Of the fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof. Chapter 6, Paragraph 1. “Although God created Man upright, and perfect, and gave him a righteous law, which had been unto life had he kept it, and threatened death upon the breach thereof;…“ Scripture Lookup Genesis 2:16,17 Reflection “Meanwhile, back at…