“Where Does Sin Begin?”

“Let us, then, have it fixed down in our minds that the sinfulness of man does not begin from without, but from within. It is not the result of bad training in early years. It is not picked up from bad companions and bad examples, as some weak Christians are too fond of saying. No! it is a family disease, which we all inherit from our first parents, Adam and Eve, and with which we are born.”

By J.C. Ryle, www.theoldguys.org/category/quotes/j-c-ryle

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