A General Introduction to the Doctrine of Total Depravity
All of humanity has one problem. Mankind’s history plainly testifies to tremendous defect. There has never been a generation that did not groan heavily under the weight of countless ills. Man’s problem is not simply social or political, however, but moral.
The Scriptures teach that the foundational problem that faces humanity is sin. The immensity of sin is seen in the fact that it is rebellion against the Maker of all things upon whom everything else is dependent. His wrathful disposition towards humanity is of untold significance. Therefore, Our solidarity in mutiny against Him is nauseating. But how did this revolt start? How deep is the problem? And how can it be remedied? [Read more…]