- In what way are we like Adam and Eve before their fall? In what way are we different?
- How do we learn to sin?
- Is it fair to say that we are “totally unable to do any good”?
- How does this teaching of “original sin” and “total depravity” help us when we deal with our own sin or when other people sin against us?
- When we are “regenerated” by the Spirit of God, how does that change us?
Suggested Bible reading schedule
|Monday||Genesis 3:1-7. What wrong attitude led the woman to disobey God? What were the first consequences of sin?|
|Tuesday||Genesis 3:8-24. What are some of the lasting consequences of the fall?|
|Wednesday||Psalm 51. How does David portray his sinful self? How does he depict his “new self”? How will he accomplish that?|
|Thursday||Romans 5:12-21. How does Adam’s sin affect us? How does Jesus’ grace affect us?|
|Friday||Ephesians 2:1-10. How does this passage characterize our sinful nature? How does it describe the new life of the Spirit?|
|Saturday||James 1:21-21. What practical wisdom do you learn from James about sin and temptation?|
▸ The transmission of sin