"The natural mind is incapable of understanding anything spiritual (1 Corinthians 2:14) because the understanding is darkened (Ephesians 4:18). The whole 'mind and conscience is defiled' (Titus 1:15). The natural affections are void of any love of God (John 5:42), being spiritually callous—past feeling (Ephesians 4:19). The natural will deliberately chooses the way of death, rejecting the way of life (Proverbs 8:36)..."
- Michael P.V. Barrett, Complete In Him
-- from a FB comment.