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Catechism Song #12 – Sin’s Origin & Nature


# Question Answer
27 Did Adam keep the covenant of works? No; he sinned against God.
28 What is Sin? Sin is any want of conformity unto, or transgression of the law of God.
29 What is meant by want of conformity? Not being or doing what God requires.
30 What is meant by transgression? Doing what God forbids.


Adam in Eden when God to him spoke
Foolishly sinned and God’s covenant broke.

Wherefore our hearts now are shackled – not free,
Lacking to God’s Law in conformity

Holy commandments God gave us to know
When we’re amiss in the way we should go.

Daily God’s precepts we carelessly break
Even while sleeping, much more when awake!

Steve Layfield

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