Re: T/D #2 (sustenance & concurrence)
Jan de Koning (email@example.com)
Fri, 24 Oct 1997 10:29:15 -0400
At 03:20 PM 23/10/97 -0500, you wrote:
> re; my comment
>>> the main thing that was "spoiled" was our chance for eternal life
>>>(which was offered by God only to humans, as symbolized in the Tree of
>>>Life) until -- as you explain, Keith -- this life was regained for us
>>> by Jesus on the Cross.
> Keith W says,
>>'Main' in this sentence is an important modifier. You obviously believe
>>there are others things too? And how is that other spoiling rectified?
>>As you know, I'm convinced that there are other things indicated in the
>>Biblical account. I'm just wanting to be clear what you are saying.
> I haven't studied this a lot, but in the second half of Genesis 3 there
>is "more lost" than eternal life; life on earth will be made more difficult
>for *humans*, but I don't see any "general spoiling" of nature in these
>changes. Humans did the sin, and bear the penalties; of course, losing
>eternal life (until the Cross & Resurrection) was the BIG loss.
See Romans 8:20
Jan de Koning