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Old Testament

the first part of the Bible, about God's relationship with the Hebrew people before Jesus was born. It includes the laws, history, and stories of God's People.

Original Holiness

the state of goodness that humanity enjoyed before our first parents, Adam and Eve, chose to sin against God

Original Sin

the sin of the first humans and its effect on all humans. Sin and death are part of the human condition because of the first humans' choice.