The Effects of Original Sin


I can explain the effects of Original Sin

Original Justice

Activity 1: Circle Map on Adam and Eve Before theFall of Man

Brainstorm with a neighbor a list of characteristics of Adam and Eve’s existence before the Original Sin [or before the Fall].

Activity 2: Original Justice

Handout and then compare the Original Justice to the Circle Map. What was similar? What were you missing?

Original Justice.pdf

Original Sin

Activity 2: Original Sin

Read the excerpts from the Catechism of the Catholic Church regarding Original Sin and answer the accompanying focus questions.

Original Sin.pdf

The Protoevangelium

will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; They will strike at your head, while you strike at their heel.

Genesis 3:15

The Church calls this passage the Protoevangelium, which means, “the first Gospel.” In this passage, which is part of God’s speaking to the serpent after his temptation of Adam and Eve, we understand God to be promising us salvation from sin.

Discussion Questions