Depravity Of Man
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For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,
For you were once darkness, but now are you light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that you cannot do the things that you would.
And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
What then? are we better than they? No, in no way: for we have before proved both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin; As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: There is none that understands, there is none that seeks after God.read more.
They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that does good, no, not one. Their throat is an open sepulcher; with their tongues they have used deceit; 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 ways: And the way of peace have they not known: There is no fear of God before their eyes. Now we know that whatsoever things the law says, it says to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.
Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed forever. Amen.
Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: a heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed children:
And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience are defiled. They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.