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What evil befell us on account of the disobedience of our first parents?

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Question: What evil befell us on account of the disobedience of our first parents?
Answer: On account of the disobedience of our first parents, we all share in their sin and punishment, as we should have shared in their happiness if they had remained faithful.

This is Question 45 of the Baltimore Catechism, a work in the public domain.

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