of many: "Ever learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth". IITim. 3:7 The context of this verse is the perilous times of the "last days".
"For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, truce-breakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof..."
Take a look around the U.S. and around the world. Pretty accurate description of things in a macro sense. And it has been that way for, oh, as long as the eye can see. These things emanate from the heart of man and are restrained only by rule of law, fear of consequence, conscience, or a love of and for God in the renewed mind.
"But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and BEING DECEIVED".
This is the course of man. Take an honest look about and inside and you may find the humility to seek God (and to understand HIS purposes).
"Because that which may be known of God is manifest to them: for God manifested it to them. For the invisible things of Him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse..."
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