1Raymond Huerta = "The common Christian exegesis of the current state of the world is due to the fall of man. This stems from the story of Adam and Eve and the tree of knowledge. Humankind is innately prone to sin and therefore will do evil unless saved through the healing power of Jesus. See Genesis 3 (KJV)."
2Raymond Huerta = ""Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions."- Ecclesiastes 7Human nature begins with the potential for honesty ("upright" is literally "straight"), but people pervert this potential by devising devious calculations. "
4Raymond Huerta = "By making man (male and female) upright, God places their dominion over the rest of creation. Dominion theology states that all of creation is to be used for the benefit of humans. See Genesis 1:26-30"
7Raymond Huerta = "Adam and Eve became "like God" by eating from the Tree of Knowledge, this is one of the reasons why God cast them out of the garden. See Genesis 3:22, "...Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil...""