SECTION 6. CONSEQUENCES OF SIN TO ADAM?S POSTERITY.
As the result of Adam?s transgression, all his posterity is born in the same state into which he fell. But since law is the all-comprehending demand of harmony with God, all moral consequences flowing from transgression are to be regarded as sanctions of law, or expressions of the divine displeasure through the constitution of things, which he has established. Certain of these consequences, however, are earlier recognized than others and are of minor scope. It will therefore be useful to consider them under the three aspects of depravity, guilt and penalty.
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