Depravity Of Man
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for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, And in sin my mother conceived me.
"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,
for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light
"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?
For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please.
Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
What then? Are we better than they? Not at all; for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks are all under sin; as it is written, "THERE IS NONE RIGHTEOUS, NOT EVEN ONE; THERE IS NONE WHO UNDERSTANDS, THERE IS NONE WHO SEEKS FOR GOD; read more.
ALL HAVE TURNED ASIDE, TOGETHER THEY HAVE BECOME USELESS; THERE IS NONE WHO DOES GOOD, THERE IS NOT EVEN ONE." "THEIR THROAT IS AN OPEN GRAVE, WITH THEIR TONGUES THEY KEEP DECEIVING," "THE POISON OF ASPS IS UNDER THEIR LIPS"; "WHOSE MOUTH IS FULL OF CURSING AND BITTERNESS"; "THEIR FEET ARE SWIFT TO SHED BLOOD, DESTRUCTION AND MISERY ARE IN THEIR PATHS, AND THE PATH OF PEACE THEY HAVE NOT KNOWN." "THERE IS NO FEAR OF GOD BEFORE THEIR EYES." Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;
whose are the fathers, and from whom is the Christ according to the flesh, who is over all, God blessed forever. Amen.
having eyes full of adultery that never cease from sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, accursed children;
"This is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light, for their deeds were evil.
To the pure, all things are pure; but to those who are defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure, but both their mind and their conscience are defiled. They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient and worthless for any good deed.