The Second Adam.

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"And so it is written, “The first man Adam became a living being.” The last Adam became  a life-giving spirit."
I Corinthians 15:45 NKJV

The whole human race is from the stock of Adam, the first man to ever exist. When God created the universe, He put a law in motion that everything living must produce after it's own kind. That included man. Adam and his wife Eve disobeyed God by eating the forbidden tree. The result of that was catastrophic for the whole human race.

Death came in as a result of that sin. Everyone born after that sin-incident was born a sinner because everything must reproduce after it's own kind. A sinner gives birth to a sinner.  A dead couple gave birth to a dead kind as far as God was concerned. So sin brought death and death brought sickness, diseases, conflict, hard labor, stress, cessation and the list is endless.

Man now finds himself in a sorry state. He can't help himself. But God in His mercy chose to come down in the person of Jesus to suffer for us and bear our shame. Jesus took the penalty of sin- death- and now everyone who believes in Him cut ties with the first Adam to belong the the second Adam by the name Jesus Christ.

Everyone in Christ has come out of the first Adam into the second Adam. The life of the first Adam has died, and that body of sin is now destroyed.  They  are now alive in Christ the life-giving Spirit. They no longer belong to the man of dust who returns to dust, they now belong to the Lod of heaven alive evermore. They now belong to the mystery: "we shall not all die but we shall be changed" (2 Corinthians 15:51).

I now belong the mystery that says we shall not all die but we shall all be changed.

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