ARTICLES OF FAITH & DOCTRINE
To be interpreted as expressed in and according to the natural and literal meaning of the respective passages of the Word of God referred to under each article. Click on an article for more information. Clicking on the Bible reference passage(s) will open a pop-up window showing the verse from the .
WHAT WE BELIEVE
05 - The Fall of Humanity
We believe that human beings, originally created in the image and after the likeness of God, fell from their high and holy estate through disobedience, by eating the forbidden fruit, and in consequence, the threatened penalty of death was then and there inflicted, so that they totally lost all spiritual life, becoming dead in trespasses and sins, and subject to the power of the devil.