Depravity Of Man
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For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
Indeed, I was guilty [when I] was born; I was sinful when my mother conceived me.
For from within, out of people's hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,
For you were once darkness, but now [you are] light in the Lord. walk as children of light-
The heart is more deceitful than anything else and desperately sick-who can understand it?
For the flesh desires what is against the Spirit, and the Spirit desires what is against the flesh; these are opposed to each other, so that you don't do what you want.
When the Lord saw that man's wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every scheme his mind thought of was nothing but evil all the time,
What then? Are we any better? Not at all! For we have previously charged that both Jews and Gentiles are all under sin, as it is written: There is no one righteous, not even one; there is no one who understands, there is no one who seeks God.read more.
All have turned away, together they have become useless; there is no one who does good, there is not even one. Their throat is an open grave; they deceive with their tongues. Vipers' venom is under their lips. Their mouth is full of cursing and bitterness. Their feet are swift to shed blood; ruin and wretchedness 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 speaks to those who are subject to the law, so that every mouth may be shut and the whole world may become subject to God's judgment.
The forefathers are theirs, and from them, by physical descent, came the Messiah, who is God over all, blessed forever. Amen.
having eyes full of adultery and always looking for sin, seducing unstable people, and with hearts trained in greed. Accursed children!
"This, then, is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil.
To the pure, everything is pure, but to those who are defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; in fact, both their mind and conscience are defiled. They profess to know God, but they deny Him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified for any good work.