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How is sin
defined by the apostle?
committeth sin transgresseth also the law; for sin is the transgression
of the law." 1 John 3:4.
Name the root of sin.
when lust [unlawful desire] hath conceived, it bringeth forth
sin." James 1:15.
the fruit of sin?
"And sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth
death." James 1:15.
free himself from the dominion of sin?
"Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard h.is spots? then
may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil." Jer. 13:23.
can it be said that man is morally a free agent?
"And ye will not come to Me, that ye might have
life." John 5:40.
divine offer of help is rejected, why does not God immediately inflict
upon man the threatened penalty?
"Or despisest thou the riches of His goodness and for- bearance
and long-suffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee
to repentance?" Romans 2:4.
motive actuates God to pursue this course?
"For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith
the Lord God; wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye." Eze. 18:32.
guilt of Adam's transgression imputed to his descendants?
"The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear
the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity
of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the
wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him." Eze. 18:20.
is transmitted to them?
"Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the
lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the
mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as
others." Eph. 2:3.
Christ suffered for sinners?
"But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised
for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace was upon Him;
and with His stripes we are healed." lsa. 53:5.
Christ suffer in the flesh?
"Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood,
He also Himself likewise took part of the same; that through death He
might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the
Devil." Heb. 2:14.
Christ have paid the penalty for sin in any other way?
"But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou
shalt not eat of it; for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt
surely die. " Gen. 2: 17. "My covenant will I not break, nor
alter the thing that is gone out of My lips. " Ps. 89:34.
Is there a
promise that all sins will be pardoned?
"If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he
shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not unto death. There
is a sin unto death; I do not say that he shall pray for it. " 1
precedes forgiveness of sin?
"He that covereth his sins shall not prosper; but whoso confesseth
and forsaketh them shall have mercy." Prov. 28:13.
"Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized everyone
of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall
receive the gift of the Holy Ghost." Acts 2:38.
reign of sin ever come to an end?
" And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth,
and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them,
heard I saying, Blessing, and honor, and glory, and power, be unto Him
that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb forever and ever."
its effects be removed?
"But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in
the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the
elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth, also and the works that
are therein shall be burned up." 2 Peter 3:10.
the earth be purified?
"And unto Adam He said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of
thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying,
Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in
sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life." Gen. 3:17.
thoroughly will the effects of sin be removed?
"And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and
there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall
there be any more pain; for the former things are passed away. "