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fall into sin

To begin to misbehave. When I went off to college, I fell into sin—that's why I've moved back home now.
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Together Leo and Kuyper give us insight into the only way out of this sinful paradigm: the identification of the dignity of the human person in eternal and spiritual perspective, as created in God's image, fallen into sin, called to redemption, and intended for glorification.
Instead, these ancient scientific paradigms are incident vessels that deliver the inerrant spiritual truths that God created the world, humans have fallen into sin, and Jesus redeems us from all our sinful acts.
One might wonder then if only men, but not women, have fallen into sin. Women apparently can be victimized by domination and their being for others distorted as vulnerability and passivity, but they have not lost their "essential nature" as being for others.
* The world has fallen into sin. One of the great achievements of the Jewish and Christian faiths has been to hold both of these beliefs together, for they contain a paradox: The world is good (the good God made it), and the world is evil (human beings have disobeyed God).
Hippolytus' sensibilities were further offended when Callistus not only offered reconciliation to those who had fallen into sin after baptism, but even recognized marriages between upper class women and men of lower social status.
Or as Buddhists tell it, existence is as sorrowful as it is beautiful; or as Christians tell it, existence is as fallen into sin as it is good.
Yet contrary to Yoder (assuming Parler's reading of him is correct), it would seem more biblical to affirm that all forms of power are simultaneously God's good creation and fallen into sin. Even the best of human culture is capable of being misdirected by sinful human beings.
Lamoureux really and truly gets rid of a historical Adam and Eve while defending the truth that humans bear God's image and have fallen into sin. However, most evangelical scholars who accept evolution still feel they must get some sort of historical Adam and Eve into the mix.