CWV-101-301-RS-T3ConseqOfTheFallContemporaryResponse-Online (1) (1).docx - Consequences of the Fall and Contemporary Response Name Course CWV-101 Date

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Consequences of the Fall and Contemporary Response Name: Course: CWV-101 Date: Instructor: Part One: Human Nature in Genesis 1-3 1. The two assertions about human nature are man was created in the image of God, and after the fall, man fell into sin, making humans sinful by nature[CITATION Dan20 \l 1033 ]. This is called original sin or depravity[CITATION Dan20 \l 1033 ]. Human nature also includes freewill and the ability to reason. We doubt until proven or seen. Freewill contributed to the fall since doubt came into play when the serpent convinced Eve to eat from the tree of knowledge. This rebellion brought about a separation from God, which was apparent by their hiding from God and their exile from the Garden of Eden[CITATION Dan20 \l 1033 ]. This introduced sin to man, making man sinful by nature, thus making man behave sinfully[CITATION Dan20 \l 1033 ]. 2. "Through the fall of humanity into sin, death entered the world"[CITATION Dan20 \l 1033 ]. Sin and death not just affect Adam and Eve, but their descendants as well. The decision of God broadens Adam's consequences of sin for us all[ CITATION Mar13 \l 1033 ]. Along with sin and death, pain is introduced—pain in childbirth, work, and marriage[ CITATION Gra20 \l 1033 ]. Man was also exiled from the Garden of Eden and will have to toil the soil to grow nourishment. The fall also separated man from God, and broke the harmonious relationship with God[CITATION Dan20 \l 1033 ]. With this broken relationship, man departures from the wisdom of God, and falls prey to doubt and temptation. 3.
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Human purpose is to glorify God, worship Him, and his doctrine. God created man not only to worship him, but to care for God's creation by dominion, multiply and populate the earth, be fruitful, and live in relationship to God, as he intended[ CITATION Dan201 \l 1033 ]. Spiritual well-being is to live in God's word, as he defined for humankind at the start. Falling from greatness is still within human nature, but we can still be forgiven and be within his words. If we put the tree of knowledge in the center of the Garden of Eden, we place God in the center, as this is where He belongs in our lives[ CITATION Mar13 \l 1033 ]. God will never leave us when we fall if he is at the center. We will keep returning
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