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3. The Fall

 

Originally God's creation was good. "The Lord brought forth all good creation, spirit, life, body and all that is good. But this was "perverted by impure words".

Our first parents, before the Fall, were endowed with the favour, benefits and graces of God. They had bodily immortality, freedom from suffering, the knowledge of natural Supernatural truth infused by God. God imposed death as punishment for the transgression of His probationary commandment. Suffering and sorrow are consequences of sin. Adam was perfect in knowledge, which was lost after the sin. Another consequence was subjection to the dominion of Diablos or Satan, and Adam's sin was transmitted to his posterity.