ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS 34-38 7/28/19

34. What do the Scriptures teach concerning the relation of Adam to the rest of the human race?

ANS: Adam was the covenant-head or representative of the entire human race.

SEE: Rom 5:12; Gen 3:1-7; Gen 5:3; Rom 5:12-21; 1 Cor 15:45-47

35. What are God’s works of providence?

ANS: God’s works of providence are his most holy, wise and powerful preserving and governing of all his creatures and all their actions.

SEE: Psa 145:17; Neh 9:6; Acts 4:27-28; Gen 9:21-22; Ex 34:24; Deut 29:5; Deut 45:5-8; Judg 9:23; 2 Sam 17:14; 2 Sam 24:1; 1 Kings 12:15; 1 Chron 21:1; Job 1:6-22; Job 2:1-10; Psa 103:1-6; Psa 104:24; Jonah 1:4, 15; Jonah 2:10; Jonah 4:6-7; Matt 10:29-31; Acts 2:23; Acts 14:15-17; Acts 17:23-28; Rom 11:33-36; Eph 1:11 

36. According to the Scriptures, what is sin?

ANS: Sin is any transgression of, or lack of conformity to the Moral Law of God in disposition, thought, act or state of being.

SEE: 1 John 3:4; Gen 39:9; Ex 20:1-17; Lev 4:13; 1 Kings 13:30; Psa 19:7-14; Psa 39:1; Psa 51:4; Psa 109:7; Prov 14:9; Prov 21:4; Isa 53:10-12; Rom 3:19-20, 23; Rom 6:1-14, 17-18, 23; Rom 7:7-9; 1 Cor 6:18; 2 Cor 5:21; Eph 4:26; James 1:15; James 2:9; 1 John 1:8-10; I John 2:1; 1 John 3:3-10

37. What was the sin of Adam?

ANS: The sin of Adam was a willful rebellion against the known commandment of God.

SEE: Gen 2:16-17; Gen 3:1-7; Rom 5:12-14; 1 Tim 2:12-14

38. What were the results of Adam’s sin?

ANS: Adam spiritually died. His act of sin was imputed to all his posterity. Every human being has also inherited his sinful nature, which expresses itself constantly under the reigning power of sin.

SEE: Rom 3:23; Gen 5:3’ Rom 5:12, 18-19; 1 Cor 15:21-22