The meaning of SIN• Sin is an immoral act considered to be a transgression against divine law:a sin in the eyes of God (Oxford Dictionary)• moral evil as considered from a religious standpoint. Sin is regarded in Judaism and Christianity as the deliberate and purposeful violation of the will of God (Encyclopaedia Britannicca)
• Sin is "any want of conformity unto or transgression of the law of God" (1John 3:4 ; Romans 4)
According Some TheoriesThere are two point of view about (man)depravity which were caused by sin• Some people believe that sin deprave man totally, but some people believe that sin didn’t deprave man totally.
The Bible teaching about SINOld Testament• The first human who were sinned were Adam & Eve.• Sin was forgiven by God through the sacrifice of animals (Book of Leviticus)• Sin separated men from God (Gen. 3:24 ;Is. 59:2)
The Bible teaching about SINNew Testament• Through Adam, sin entered the world (Rm. 5:12)• All people have sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Rm. 3:23)• The wages of sin is death (Rm. 6:23)• Sin was forgiven only through Jesus Christ’s sacrifice (Heb. 10:12)
Applications• We realize that we are sinner, there’s none righteous in this world.• We believe in Jesus and repent from our sins• The doctrine made us to know about sin, God’s love more. So we know more about God’s will.
Questions1. God is omniscience, so the sin is in God’s foreknowledge. Is sin included in God’s plan?2. How are the Evangelical’s view & Liberal’s view about sin. It’s same or not?3. Who are the pioneer about man depravity that were caused by sin.
• We think you have known that it’s God never plans sin. For man sinned caused free will of man. But God know about sin in His foreknowledge.• Evangelical’s view: Liberal’s view: Even they didn’t believe story offalling of Adam in sin as the fact. They believesin of man don’t has correlation with Adam’s sinbecause for them there is only actual sin.
• One of Theology Formula by John Calvin which called TULIP is Total Depravity.T = Total DepravityU = ...L = ...I = ...P = ...So, we agree that He is the first who stated it.