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Wendelin's "Christian Theology": Doctrine of Original Sin Outline



Thesis I: The effects of the disobedience of our first parents concerning their posterity.

Explanation: * Distinction of evils.

Thesis II: Sin is original or actual.

Thesis III: Original sin is defined.

Thesis IV: It is distinguished.

Thesis V: Imputed original sin is defined.

Explanation: 1. It is proven that the disobedience of our first parents is imputed to us. 2. The contrary argument is resolved. 3. It is proven that the disobedience of our first parents is justly imputed to us.

Thesis VI: Inherent original sin is defined.

Explanation: 1. It is proven that natural corruption inheres in all men. * 2. The dogma of Pelagius. 3. The contrary arguments of the Papists are resolved.

Thesis VII: The proximate efficient and form of inherent corruption.

Thesis VII: The proximate efficient of inherent corruption.

Explanation: 1. It is proven from Scripture. 2. The contrary arguments are resolved.

Thesis IX: The form.

Thesis X: Blindness of mind.

Explanation: 1. It is proven from Scripture and experience. 2. An objection is resolved. 3. Ignorance of things natural and civil.

Thesis XI: Depravity of will and appetite.

Explanation: 1. It is proven from Scripture. 2. The different opinions of Theologians concerning the nature of original sin. The opinion of Flacius is refuted. 3. The arguments of Flacius are resolved. 4. It is proven, that original sin in its formal conception does not include anything positive. 5. The contrary arguments are resolved. 6. It is proven, that inherent original evil is properly called sin. 7. The contrary arguments are resolved. 8. It is proven, that in Adam we lost the strength to believe the Gospel. 9. The contrary arguments of the Arminians are resolved. 10. It is proven, that after the fall, before regeneration, the will of man is not free, or indifferent to moral good and evil. 11. The contrary arguments of the Papists are resolved. 12. It is proven, that the virgin Mary was not free from original sin. 13. The contrary arguments of the Papists are resolved. 14. It is proven, that some traces of the divine image yet remaining is consistent with original sin. * 15. The punishment of original sin in infants. It is proven, that that sin all by itself introduces liability to eternal death.

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Dr. Dilday
Dr. Dilday
20 ott 2023
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