fall into sin

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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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When the parents of mankind fell into sin, Mary was chosen to restore peace and salvation.
But, as man fell into sin, his attitude toward nature, his fellow human beings and God became corrupt.
Near the beginning, however, humankind fell into sin, which has implications for all creation, including the area of computer technology.
For I see that they, after our Lord had called them, never fell into sin again; I not only became worse, but, as it seems to me, deliberately withstood the graces of His Majesty -"
Punctiliar polygenism is a similar approach, but says that God directly created his image in all existing humans simultaneously, and that all people subsequently fell into sin. Both of these, according to Lamoureux, ultimately belie a de novo or ancient understanding of origins.
"As More expressed it, Adam was created and fell into sin in the month of March.
As man fell into sin, murder (Cain and Abel) was one of the results of this sinful condition.