By nature the children of wrath, even as others.
We ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, [and] hating one another.–Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.
Job answered the LORD, and said, Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay mine hand upon my mouth.–The LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that [there is] none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil?
Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.–David . . . to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the [son] of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will.
I obtained mercy . . . who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Eph 2:3 Tit 3:3 Joh 3:7 Job 40:3,4 1:8 Ps 51:5 Ac 13:22 1Ti 1:13 Joh 3:6