Materials - Fellowship With God by Ron Hood
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that time every human being has been born separated from God.
The Bible teaches:
"Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned" (Romans 5:12).
"And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins" (Ephesians 2:1).
person receives a sinful human nature from his parents as well as
a body. This is why people don't have to be taught to sin
and break God's law; it comes naturally because of our sinful nature.
ARE THREE REASONS WHY WE ARE SEPARATED FROM GOD
1. Our sinful human nature separates us from God.
A human nature equips us to understand man, but not God.
"But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit
of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them,
because they are spiritually discerned" (I Corinthians 2:14).
must have a divine nature in order to fellowship with God.
This is why we must be born again:
"Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto
thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God"
you are born again, you are born into God's family and you receive
God's nature. Until then, you are separated from God.
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