The scriptures are consistent in teaching that man, at this present time, is inherently flawed. This idea like that of sin is not popular with many today. However what needs to be embraced is not what is popular but what is true. The Bible as God's word is true when it speaks of the condition of man. prophet Jeremiah diagnosed the heart of man in this way:"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?