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Article II: Of Original Sin.
Also they teach that since the fall of Adam
all men begotten in the natural way are born with sin
, that is, without the fear
, without trust
in God, and with concupiscence
; and that this disease, or vice
of origin, is truly sin, even now condemning
and bringing eternal death
upon those not born again through Baptism
and the Holy Ghost
and others who deny that original depravity
is sin, and who, to obscure the glory of Christ's merit and benefits, argue that man can be justified
before God by his own strength and reason.