Flashcards in Ch 3 The fall of Man Deck (27):
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
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.
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
becuase he voluntarily transgressed the law