He did not have one. His conception was supernatural, a direct act of creation by God within a female virgin.Who Jesus' biological father?
I agree. And I see this capacity in all humans. I see no need to add the concept of "sin nature" on top of this.From reading your opinion of what the sin nature is...I see you still don't understand it. We've discussed it earlier.
I'll keep it brief this time...If you don't have a sin nature you don't have to sin...all though A&E demonstrated they could.
And I don't believe that this is part of mankind. No man has to sin and fall short. Jesus showed us this was possible being fully man.If you have a sin nature it is your nature to sin..and you will sin and fall short.
Sin entered via knowledge. The Tree was called the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. Romans 5:12 is referring generically to all men, not individually and specifically. Paul concludes the thought there "for all have sinned". The sin is their individual personal choice, not something they inherited from Adam.Through one man sin entered...no man is good. A&E's eyes wre open. Do you think that means they could now physically see?
A&E's eyes were opened is a metaphor for them gaining knowledge and understanding.
Can't have children with a sinful nature. It's a complete thought.I have no clue as to what you are talking about here. Can't have children????
I believe I understand it, I just don't see that it's a Biblical concept.The sin nature isn't a design flaw...as if God created A&E with it. It is somthing that began. But. untill you understand what the sin nature is..it'll be difficult discussing it with you.
I'm asking you. Is the sin nature biological or spiritual?A&E were created good. In fact very good. Having a sin nature is not good. Justas the bush began to grow thorns something changed in the bush's DNA that now causes it to be a thorn bush.
Is the sin nature now in theDNA where at one time it wasn't? Perhaps it's a spiritual death issue. One thing I know for sure is that you don't know.
Same reason Adam and Eve sinned. We give in to our desires in a way that is inordinate.Then why do we sin?
Physical death is part of God's design. Entropy, eating, the Tree of Life. When man was created, He was created mortal and that design hasn't changed. He was given the Tree of Life to eat of and live perpetually. When Adam sinned, he died spiritually immediately (was separated spiritually from God). As a consequence, man was removed from the Garden and no longer had access to the Tree of Life. Thus, man's mortality proceeded and he died. It is appointed unto men once to die (Heb. 9:27), God designed us to be in this physical realm only temporarily. So, because of Adam's sin, man was kicked out of the garden, and none of us have access to the Tree of Life.Death was brought on by sin. If babies don't have a sin nature and haven't sin...why can they die?
I believe that Eden was destroyed/removed from the world by the Flood or at the time of the Flood and it no longer exists on Earth any more.
Perhaps not.Despite our conversations...like the sin nature you don't seem to understand the nuances of free-will.
No. But the question is still, how does God draw us and give us that ability. It is through the Word not supernaturally, personally, immediately.Can you freely come to Jesus if God doesn't draw you or give you the ability to come to Jesus? Can you do it on your own?
In Truth and Love.