Although all men have sinned,
God has made it
possible, through His son Jesus Christ, to be redeemed of their sins.
Thus, they become righteous anew before God and now capable of doing
the good works that God required him to do.
(Topic 28D) God's plan is plain and simple:
God destined man—the sinner—to be created anew in Christ Jesus
for good works.
God's plan to create man anew, or reborn or born
again in Christ Jesus be
is very important for man to fully
comprehend so he can not be misled by false
teachings about salvation and jeopardize his chance
salvation of his soul.
John 4:9, this is written:
In this the love of God was manifested
toward us, that God has sent His only
begotten Son into the world, that we
might live through Him. (NKJV)
Why did Apostles John said "we might
live through our Lord Jesus Christ"? How do men stand in the sight
Apostle Paul gave us the answer:
even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),
(Ephesians 2:5, RSV)
God considered us dead because of our trespasses or sins.
Because God has sentenced the sinner to
death, as it is documented in Romans 6:23 thus:
For the wages of sin is death,
but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
32A.2 What is this death
that is considered as the "wages of sin"?
Then Death and Hades
were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake
of fire; (Revelation 20:14, RSV)
This is the second death in the lake of
32A.3 How many have sinned in the eyes of God?
since all have sinned
and fall short of the glory of God, (Romans 3:23, RSV)
All have sinned.
32A.4 Since all have sinned, is the
whole world subjected to the curse of God's law, that the sinner must pay for
his sins in the lake of fire?
Now we know that whatever the law says, it says to those who are under the law, that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.
(Romans 3:19, NKJV)
YES, according to the Apostle Paul, the whole world may become guilty
32A.5 The whole world is under God's
sentence of death—the second death in the lake of fire. In such a situation, how
does God regard all mankind?
whereas she who is
self-indulgent is dead even while she lives. (1 Timothy 5:6, RSV)
All are considered dead, even while they
are living, because of sin.
32A.6 Since when was God's
condemnation or sentence pronounced upon man, the life of man?
In Romans 5:8, it is pointed out:
Then as one man's
trespass led to condemnation for all men, so one man's act of
righteousness leads to acquittal and life for all men. (Romans 5:18,
God's condemnation or sentence began with the trespass of one man.
was that man?
Yet death reigned from
Adam to Moses, even over those whose sins were not like the
transgression of Adam, who was a type of the one who was to come.
(Romans 5:14, RSV)
That man was Adam.
The whole of the human race was plunge into the
curse of death, or God's condemnation or sentence, because of man's transgression or sin since
Adam, and even to all those whose sins were not like
the transgression of Adam, In the eyes of
God, all men have sinned, thus all are sentenced
to die the second death in the lake of fire.