By Ken Hamrick
The answer to the question of why we die is one of fundamental importance to Christianity. Death can only be correctly understood when traced to the first sin of man in the garden of Eden. Beyond this, it is necessary to determine the relationship that death has to individuals–whether it falls on men as a personal penalty or as a natural consequence.
The Physical Results of a Spiritual Sin
Adam and Eve had a conditional physical immortality. They were immortal only because there was no principle of death operating in the world. Continue reading