The Lampstand insert continued…they now start to focus on Adam’s condition prior to sin: Continue reading
Category Archives: Adam’s condition pre Fall
Robert Roberts in 1869 stated very plainly there was no miraculous change in Adam post the fall. Of course he changed his mind later but never really addressed his exposition of 1 Cor 15.
In speaking to the serpent, God describes the enmity between the serpent and the woman and their respective seeds as being a new condition which He was putting in place. Does this speak to a change in nature, a creation of the sin-prone mind as some describe? Furthermore isn’t this evidence of Adam being the only man? Simply no, and the passage actually contradicts some of the propositions put by the special creationist. Continue reading
In reviewing J Thomas’ writings on Adam before the fall, LG Sargent emphatically concluded Adam was made mortal and reconciled this with Bro Thomas’ teachings (although his fate was uncertain – a position I agree with). His article is reproduced below: Continue reading
“For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.” 1Jn2:16 KJV
This passage is sometimes referred to by brethren to argue that the lusts in our body were not created by God. The argument suffers somewhat for a few reasons. Continue reading