How Far We Have Fallen
Jonathan Edwards' vivid description of what happened when we fell from God into sin:
The ruin that the fall brought upon the soul of man consists very much in his losing the nobler and more benevolent principles of his nature, and falling wholly under the power and government of self-love. Before, and as God created him, he was exalted, and noble, and generous; but now he is debased, and ignoble, and selfish.
Immediately upon the fall, the mind of man shrank from its primitive... Continue Reading