CURRENT TEACHING OF THE MORMON CHURCH:
The fall brought mortality and physical death, not a sinful nature. L.D.S. believes Adam was given two conflicting commands and was supposed to fall.
WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT THE FALL
1. MANS SINFUL STATE ENTERED BY:
|Adams sin:||Gen 3:1-3|
|Makes occasion for all to die.||Rom 5:12|
|Brings physical death||Gen 2:16-17; Rom 5:12-14|
|Makes spiritually dead||Eph 2:1|
|Deadens the will||Jhn 5:20|
2. ADAM WAS NOT TEMPTED BY GOD FOR GOD TEMPTS NO ONE:
|Let no man say he is tempted by God.||Jam 1:13-14|
|All have sinned.||Rom 3:23|
3. CHRIST IS THE ONLY REDEMPTION FOR MAN.
|God’s love promised.||Jhn 3:16|
|Provides salvation for.||Tts 2:11|
|Accomplished, by Christ’s death.||1Pe 1:18-21|
4. FINAL STATE OF MAN:
|Divides men into two groups.||Luk 16:19-31|
|Continues eternally||Mat 25:46|
|Cannot be changed.||Luk 16:26|
|Determined by faith or by unbelief.||Jhn 3:36; 2Th 1:6-10|
Cite This Page:
Grieshaber, Erich, and Jean Grieshaber. "Fall," Redi-Answers on Mormon Doctrine. Blue Letter Bible. 1 Jul 2002. 19 May 2013.