In any case, the big man did submit to the suggestions of his wife, like a good little Promise Keeper, and he joined her in her sin. Now Islam and the Moronic Mormon Church both claim that Adam brought us all a blessing by sinning. Adam's sin brought the need of Jesus Christ to die for us. This notion that Adam sinned as a favor to the race is the great lie of all men when they sin. They claim they have to sin for the good news of salvation to be learned. Shall we sin that grace may abound? "Hey," the sinner says, "Let's party."
This myopic view erases, for a while, the reality of Adam's heritage which we all share:
5:16 And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift: for the judgment was
by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offences unto justification.
So, sin entered by ONE MAN, and Eve is left out in the New Testament doctrine of the fall. One man sinned, Adam that is, and Jesus Christ had to later come to earth, feel all the ugliness of sin's effect on His beautiful creation, be tempted by the same old Serpent that got to Adam, and then Jesus Christ had to die on the cross in order to buy back humanity. The process of this buy back still continues to take place as men are called to make the decision to go on to heaven and Glory at the end and destruction of the earth one day.
Are you aware that God has to let you die and destroy the earth 100% in order to get you back the way he made the first men? The fall of Adam was catastrophic beyond any comprehension my friend. After you die, if you have been reconciled to God though Jesus Christ, you will go to God totally clean, without any memory of your sin, and you will live eternally in God's heaven. If you make no effort to be reconciled to God in this life, he has no choice but to send you to hell where Satan and all of the wicked of all the ages are now.
Is this God's fault? Of course not. He did not go anywhere, we did. Paul speaks:
5:10 For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his
Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.
If you do not understand that, it is because you do not want to. To agree with God is to take responsibility, and it all comes back to you and me. We have all eared a place in hell if we do not come to God through Jesus Christ. Those who want to keep right on in sin and rebellion against God will play dumb. There are no dumb bells in hell-- they all understand all too well.
You read in the first text above that "the law entered that the offense might abound." God wants every man to have plenty of evidence to condemn himself. Read the law of God in the Bible. Moses alone gave the world over 300 laws, and many more are given in precept, preaching, and Apostolic revelation in the New Testament of the Bible. God give a citation for every sin so that you cannot say, "I didn't know the gun was loaded."
Let us go to the state traffic code in your state. There are hundreds, if not thousands, or traffic codes. Each one has a penalty. If you can find a traffic code where a penalty is not attached, you can beat that code every time. All legal and jurisprudence experts know that if a law has no penalty attached, the law is color of law, or void from the day it was made. God is just as just. He has a penalty for every law he made, and it is the same penalty for any law of God you break-- DEATH. Very simple, right. Who can miss that?
Ezekiel 18:20 The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.
You answer for your sin and no one else's. You will also pay for only your sin, and no one can pay for your sin. There is no bum rap with God. He simply tells you that you sinned, and it does not matter if you broke only one law of God or all of them-- you die.
Now, there is one exception. Jesus who never sinned in his life on earth could die in your place.
John 4:9 In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent
his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.
John 4:14 And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the
Saviour of the world.
5:8 But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners,
Christ died for us.
If you understand this, and if you directly speak to God and tell him you want the blood of Jesus Christ, which he shed for you when they crucified him long ago, you will be saved. Put it off, or laugh it off, it matters not. You go to hell because YOU sinned, no one else, and you will pay for eternity. There are no exits in hell, only one big entrance.
Isaiah 5:14 Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it.
The beginning of human experience was a total disaster, why would you want to end YOUR life in a total disaster when God made a way of escape from the ultimate penalty?