The topic or doctrine of “original sin” is a cornerstone of Calvinism and of mainline protestantism, although there is a difference of definition.

Because we don’t understand the Jewish culture, some Bible passages are difficult to understand completely. We also have a translation issue from Greek and Aramaic that doesn’t always have the same feeling as the original intention. Romans 10 verses 6 and 7 are two that are not easy to understand until you understand the context.

God wants his people today to be able to stand before anyone, anywhere, and as Peter said, "be ready always to give an answer to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear" (1 Peter 3:15).