A spiritual monster!
Boston, "Human Nature in
its Fourfold State")
The unrenewed man's affections are wholly corrupted,
disordered and distempered.
Man's heart naturally is
a mother of abominations! "For from within, out of
hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality,
theft, murder, adultery,
greed, malice, deceit, lewdness,
envy, slander, arrogance and folly." Mark 7:21, 22
"Men loved darkness." John 3:19
The natural man's affections are
He is a
His heart is where his feet should be—fixed on the earth.
His heels are lifted up against heaven—which his heart
should be set on.
His face is towards hell; his back is towards heaven.
He loves what he should hate; and hates what he should love.
He joys in what he ought to mourn for; and mourns for
what he should rejoice in.
He abhors what he should desire; and desires what
he should abhor.
"Lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God." 2 Tim.