Throughout this Course we have studied many different topics. But the two topics I was mostly attracted to were the “Gospel and the Sin Nature”. I grew up in church and coming into this class, I assumed I had a pretty good understanding of what these topics meant, but I was greatly mistaken. The topic I chose, is about the “free will” of two men and the outcome of the choices they made. “Therefore, as through one man’s offense judgment came to all men, resulting in condemnation, even so through one Man’s righteous act the free gift came to all men, resulting in justification of life. For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so also by one Man’s obedience many will be made righteous. (Romans 5:18-19)” In this paper, I will discuss the theological definition, biblical foundation, and practical application of both the
Gospel and Sin Nature.
Sin is what separates us from God. It is a choice that a man makes and acts upon by putting his desires before his love for God. “The acts of the sinful nature are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God. (Galatians
5:19-21 NIV)” According to Theology Applied: a living Faith, it states that “”"Sin is any evil action or evil motive…