Original Sin is Contradictory

Ezekiel 18:20 “The person who sins shall die. The son will not bear the punishment for the father’s iniquity, nor will the father bear the punishment for the son’s iniquity; the righteousness of the righteous will be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked will be upon himself. “

Where does Original sin come from , whereas it is clearly stated in Ezekiel that the person who sins shall die, and his sin is on him , he’s responsible for his sin, not anyone else.  So how do you justify “ORIGINAL SIN” in coherrence with this verse?

 
Answer
 
Original sin doesn’t mean that we are guilty of the exact sin Adam committed.  It means that our nature has been tainted with sin.  So God will judge us for being sinners as well as the specific sins we’ve committed. 
 

“Therefore, just as through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned— 13 (For until the law sin was in the world, but sin is not imputed when there is no law.  14 Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over those who had not sinned according to the likeness of the transgression of Adam, who is a type of Him who was to come.”

 
For more on how to receive God’s forgiveness,  see Why Jesus.

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