A corrupt heart was the source of all!
(Thomas Boston, “Human Nature in its Fourfold State“)
We have seen what man was as God made him–a lovely and happy creature.
Let us view him now as he has unmade himself–we shall see him a sinful and a miserable creature. This is the sad state we are brought into by the fall. Man’s nature is now wholly corrupted. There is a sad alteration–an astonishing overturning in the nature of man. Where, at first, there was nothing evil–now there is nothing good.
“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.” Genesis 6:5
All our wicked practices are here traced to the fountain and spring-head–a corrupt heart was the source of all.
The soul, which was made upright…
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