original sin

  1. C. Matthew McMahon

    Richard Capel (1586–1656) on Temptation and Sin

    The Nature, Danger and Cure of Temptation by Richard Capel (1586–1656) Richard Capel (1586–1656) was a puritan divine who demonstrated a powerful and fiery preaching of the Gospel. He was invited to sit on the Westminster Assembly, which demonstrates his high regard; and Richard Sibbes called...
  2. C. Matthew McMahon

    Have You Ever Thought About How Sin Actually Affects Your Soul?

    The Affects of Sin on the Soul – by John Dod (1549-1645). John Dod (1549-1645) was a learned Reformed minister and puritan, an exquisite Hebrew scholar, and a most pious divine. In an expanded treatise on 2 Samuel 24, Dod explains David’s grievous sin of numbering the people against the direct...
  3. C. Matthew McMahon

    Reformation 500 and the Imputation of Christ's Righteousness

    True Biblical Reformation is always an exciting prospect to Christians. In history, Reformation occurred when the Bible and the Gospel of Jesus Christ were rescued from spiritual declension. It reminds us of God’s great providences in the history of His church as He provided for its spiritual...
  4. T

    Theories about Adam's fall

    As Sproul has pointed out, Adam's fall is problematic for Calvinists (and also for Arminians, but for different reasons). The key problem is that Calvinism teaches that any person not acting from external force can only will to do what is in his nature to do. Which (apparently) means that Adam's...
  5. Gavin

    original sin, actual sin

    Hi all, would you say that original sin and actual sin are two parts of sin, like a root and branch; or would you say original sin and actual are two separate types of sin, like an apple and a pear.