Have you heard from a certain religion that BABIES inherit sins? Anyways, its been one month since the last time I posted something on my site.
Disclaimer: I do not hate anything here :). I posted this because I have to, I have to let my readers know the truth, I was wondering... I was really wondering and I knew from the start that babies are innocent. Sin isn't inheritable. So before continuing reading my post, please be open minded, no hate, just blog, just facts.
Going on with the topic, I was with my girlfriend and with the family of her sister. My girlfriend's nephew was about to be baptized in a Catholic Church. There was this girl who was teaching the crowd, the parents whose their babies will be soon baptized. I was listening even while playing with my girlfriend's IpadMini. The girl who was preaching was asking random mothers and fathers, and I noticed some of them couldn't answer, meaning they are not even listening...
While doing my business (taking photos and reviewing photos), I suddenly heard that the girl said: "all babies should be baptized because THEY HAVE SINNED!". OMG. I without hesitation told my girlfriend with a bit a bit a bit a little bit loud voice: "Really? How could have the babies sin?", and of course my girlfriend told me to keep quite. Hehe.
I told myself that I will search the fact in the Bible... But two weeks have passed, I haven't searched for it yet. But here, tonight, I found the answers.
All credits goes to: http://www.topicalbiblestudies.com and the BIBLE.
This concept of hereditary sin is often referred to as “original sin,” or in Calvinism, “total hereditary depravity,” promoting that there is nothing inherently good about a child. There must be a reason that people believe this, right? Is there a biblicalreason? There is one, well known passage that advocates of original sin use to preach their doctrine. That passage is Psalm 51:5, which records king David saying, “Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity; And in sin my mother conceived me.” There is another, less popular passage sometimes used by those who teach original sin: “The wicked are estranged from the womb; These who speak lies go astray from birth. They have venom like the venom of a serpent; like a deaf cobra that stops up its ear, So that it does not hear the voice of charmers, or a skillful caster of spells. O God, shatter their teeth in their mouth; break out the fangs of the young lions, O Lord” (Ps. 58:3-6).
Do these passages really teach that you and I were born as sinful infants? Let us consider this question. First, we must learn whether these verses are to be taken literally or figuratively. Both of these verses were written in Hebrew poetry. In most forms of poetry, especially Hebrew poetry, authors often use figures of speech to emphasize their points. It is common to find similes and hyperboles in all types of poetry. We must not neglect this fact. We must approach God’s word, being ready to discern from literal and figurative language. Are these verses to be taken literally or figuratively? We will come back to this question toward the end of the study. Let’s analyze some other verses first.
INNOCENT OR GUILTY?
-So okay, enough said, the conclusion is: As the Bible rejects the teachings of original sin, I hope you do too. God creates humans. God gives them their souls. God does not give defective, despised blessings. Instead, the baby is born with an innocent soul, and as he or she matures, the decision must be made to do right or wrong (Isa. 7:15-16).
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