Date: Sun Dec 22 2002 - 09:32:52 EST
In a message dated 12/21/02 1:07:36 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> AT: On the contrary, the very point Paul was trying to make
> >was to draw the parallel between Adam and Christ. Through one, all
> >sinned, and through one,
> > Read from 1Cor 15:20 also.
> Well, that's the question, isn't it? What is the point Paul is making?
> What use does he make of the parallel between Adam & Christ?
He contrasts them. "As in Adam all men die; so in Christ all will be brought
death and life are absolutes. The contrast is total, absolute. This is not a
"The first man Adam became an animate being whereas the last Adam has become
a life giving spirit....the first man was made of the dust of the earth: the
second man is from heaven." Cor.15:45
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