Deception In Fallen Human Nature
Most Relevant Verses
"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable who can know it?
But as for the wicked, they do not speak truth at all. Inside them there is only wickedness. Their throat is an open grave, on their tongue is deceitful flattery.
Their mouth is full of curses, lies, and oppression, their tongues spread trouble and iniquity.
Their throats are open graves. With their tongues they deceive. The venom of poisonous snakes is under their lips.
"Beware of your neighbors, and don't trust any of your relatives. For all of your relatives act deceitfully, and every friend goes around as a slanderer. People deceive their friends, and they don't tell the truth. They have taught their tongues to tell lies. They exhaust themselves practicing evil.
Woe to this city, contaminated with shed blood, all full of lies and robberies it is never without victims!
It is out of the heart that evil thoughts come, as well as murder, adultery, sexual immorality, stealing, false testimony, and slander.
because it's from within, from the human heart, that evil thoughts come, as well as sexual immorality, stealing, murder, adultery, greed, wickedness, cheating, shameless lust, envy, slander, arrogance, and foolishness.
They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed, and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, quarreling, deceit, and viciousness. They are gossips,
But evil people and impostors will go from bad to worse as they deceive others and are themselves deceived.
One of their very own prophets said, "Liars ever, men of Crete, savage brutes that live to eat."
- Character Of Wicked
- Deceitful Hearts
- Deceitful Tongues
- Evil Speaking
- Heart, Fallen And Redeemed