(Daniel de Superville, 1657-1728)
People often say, “I have my faults, but at the bottom I have a good heart.”
A good heart! Alas! it is this that deceives you, for your heart is the worst part of you!
“The human heart is the most deceitful of all things, and desperately wicked!
Who really knows how bad it is?” Jeremiah 17:9
The politicians, the philosophers, the sages of the world, are all shams!
What have they done toward the cure of the human heart?
Blessed be God! We recover more by the second Adam, than we lost by the first!
“I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean;
I will cleanse you from all your impurities and from all your idols.
I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you;
I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.
I will put My Spirit in you and cause you to follow My decrees and be careful to keep My laws.”
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