The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
Jeremiah 17:9 (KJV)
Disclaimer: This is not directed toward any one individual, specifically. I’m presenting what I believe and I’m not a know-it-all or trying to shove anything down anyone’s throat. If the reader still believes that everyone’s heart is desperately wicked after reading this then I implore that person to teach me where I am at fault. After all, iron sharpens iron and I do not want to believe a lie.
This is a title to a short article as found on the Internet: Are we still desperately wicked in our hearts after we become Christians? The first sentence in this article begins by saying, “Yes, we are still wicked in our hearts even after we become Christians.” (URL: https://carm.org/are-christians-still-wicked)
The following Old Testament and New Testament scriptures quickly come to mind, showing that there is a definite disagreement between this doctrine and what the Bible has to say:
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