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Can anyone tell we what it is we have to become ? What is the good/right nature of man?
Are we able to transform from this? How is this done?
"Sinful" is the natural human state in the natural world, where we live and then we die.
What does sinful actually mean? Does it mean rebellious towards God? Unloyal towards God?
We aren't totally free of this until the resurrection, when we cease to be affected by the way the world was that we lived in previously.
Although I don't feel bad, I feel quite lost. I don't feel sinful, but I don't feel otherwise either! Really, sometimes I wonder who or what I am.
"Original sin" is the only sin. Whomever posited it as truth committed an insidious crime against nature.
Do you think that is just a facade, and if you dug deep into the world you would find out that it is all nice and warm and fuzzy?
We are not born sinful, the world set up around us promotes sin as normal and natural, so we follow suit.
Look at who gets cursed in Genesis 3 as the fall-out.
Well, it was an act of "disloyalty" to the "God" who walked in the Garden of Eve.
King James Version (KJV)
28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
30 For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
31 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.