A human heart...
I often think of dear old John Bunyan, when he said he
wished God had made him a toad, or a frog, or a snake,
or anything rather than a man, for he felt he was so
Oh! I can conceive a nest of vipers, and I think that they
are obnoxious; I can imagine a pool of all kinds of
loathsome creatures, breeding corruption; but there is
nothing one half so worthy of abhorrence as the human
God spares from all eyes but his own that awful sight --
a human heart; and could you and I but once
see our heart,
we should be driven mad, so horrible would be the sight.
Do you feel like that?
Do you feel that you must be offensive in God's sight--
that you have so rebelled against him,
so turned away from his commandments,
that surely you must be obnoxious to him?