original sin

I know my mother a fundamentalist tries to say that original sin is passed through the blood. I don’t know where she gets this stuff. Didn’t one of the councils say it’s not a biological thing? How is original sin inherited? Is it physically or spiritually?

Spiritual

Our sins have nothing to do with our blood type.

Hello,

I hope that all is well with you and yours.

These verses will help to answer the question

Our first condition:

Eph.3
[3] Among whom, (normal people), we also all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh,
fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind (following the human senses only)
and were >> by nature (born) << the children of wrath, even as (normal) others.

It is a nature problem.
Below David details it to God as if he didn’t know.

Pss.51
[5] Behold, I was >>shaped in iniquity<<
and >>in sin<< did my mother conceive me. (born with an imbalance/ inclination)
[6] Behold, you desired >> truth in the inward parts <<
and in >> the hidden part << you shall make me to know (secret) wisdom.
[7] Purge me with hyssop (Jesus’ blood) and I shall be clean.
Wash me (in the blood of Christ) and I shall be whiter than snow.
[8] Make me to hear joy and gladness >> (Salvation in Christ)
so that the bones that you have broken may rejoice.
[9] Hide your face from my sins (because of Jesus)
and blot out all mine iniquities. (through the blood of Christ)
[10] >>Create in me a clean heart (by Christ and your Spirit) << O God; (our good Father)

and renew a right spirit << within me. (by Christ and your Spirit)

The solution from High is MULTIPLE, SIMULTANEOUS, UNSPEAKABLE:
forgiveness and glorification, from God through Christ and the Holy Spirit,
if we, as >> individuals,<< can be honest, catch the clue and accept on his easy terms.

Grace = God and his beloved Son’s accommodatingness to elevate us now and >>>
Show up the correct way.

Tit.1
[1] Paul, a servant of God
and an Apostle (a Dignitary) of Jesus Christ, (the Lord of heaven and earth)
according to the faith (??) of God’s elect
and the acknowledging of the truth that is after >>Godliness.<<

Image of God our Father >> Christ >> the other children = Godliness.

Our Maker is Jesus.

2 Cor.3
[17] Now the Lord is that Spirit and where the Spirit of the Lord is,
there is liberty. (freedom from laws for Godliness)
[18] But we (???) all,
with open face beholding, as in a glass, the glory (Majesty) of the Lord, (Jesus)
are changed into >> The Same Image << from glory (stage) to glory (stage),
even as BY >> the Spirit of the Lord (= God the Father).

If you find the access you win Big !

As you can see this goes beyond just believing and hoping and waiting.

This remaking started 2000 years ago.

I hope that those verses help.

All the best to you and yours.

StraitGateSheep

CCC 404 How did the sin of Adam become the sin of all his descendants? The whole human race is in Adam “as one body of one man”.By this “unity of the human race” all men are implicated in Adam’s sin, as all are implicated in Christ’s justice. Still, the transmission of original sin is a mystery that we cannot fully understand. But we do know by Revelation that Adam had received original holiness and justice not for himself alone, but for all human nature. By yielding to the tempter, Adam and Eve committed a personal sin, but this sin affected the human nature that they would then transmit in a fallen state. It is a sin which will be transmitted by propagation to all mankind, that is, by the transmission of a human nature deprived of original holiness and justice. And that is why original sin is called “sin” only in an analogical sense: it is a sin “contracted” and not “committed” - a state and not an act.

Best answer combined with Ps. 51. Thanks so much. Sr. Maureen:thumbsup:

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