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What is Man

man is a human being


Who is his maker

His maker is God


How was he made

Man was made in Holiness


Of what does his holiness consist

His holiness consisted of his innocency


What are the component parts of which man was constituted

The component parts of which man is constituted are Body and Soul - Human and Divine


In whose image was man made

Man was made in God's image Genesis 1:27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them"


In what did the image consist

The image consisted of rationality and holiness


did man maintain the image of god

man only maintained God's rational image


What became of his holy image

He lost God's holy image



By transgression


What do you mean by by transgression?

by transgression i mean sin


what is sin

Sin is the transgression of the law of God


What is the consequence of this sin

The consequence of this sin is death


death in what sense

Death in every sense physically, spiritually and eternally


how did Adams sin affect mankind

Adams sin affected mankind in that all became sinners Rom 5:19 For as by one mans disobedience many where made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many many be made righteous.


Did Adam transgress the Law by constraint

Adam did not sin by constraint.


How then

But by choice Genesis 2:16-17 "And the lord God commanded the man saying, of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: but of the tree of knowledge of good and eveil, thou shalt not eat of it: for the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surly die."


how was man responsible for his transgress?

Adam was responsible for his transgress because he was made a free moral being


how many states has man passed through since his existence

Man has passed through three states since his existence


what are they

They are his holy state, his sinful state and his graceful state


was expulsion from the garden an act of mercy or an act of what

Expulsion from the garden was an act of mercy


Why was it an act of mercy

Because if man had remained in the Garden of Eden he would have partaken of the tree of life, and perpetrated himself in his sinful state and would have put himself beyond the pales of redemption.


what was the sentence pronounced upon him?

The sentence pronounced on him was death


Why can he not be saved by the law

man cannot be saved by the law because he is utterly void of the holiness required by the law of God


can he offer any defense for his present condition

man can offer no defense for his present condition


why not

becuase he voluntarily transgressed the law


If salvation had not been offered through the messianic promise, what would have been his condition

If salvation had not been offered through the Messianic promise, man's state would have been eternal death Gen 3:15 And i will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed: it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel"