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Sin that drove the bitter nail...

Our little man is nearly 4 months old, now. And as the months pass, his skills increase. He recognizes his Daddy and me, now. He'll crane his head every which-way to find me when he hears my voice. He follows us with his big, blue eyes. Sometimes he'll fuss until we come near and then give us the biggest, toothless, gummiest grins he can. He's daily making the transition to a big boy. He can hold his head up for longer periods of time and if a toy is nearby, he can bring it to his mouth. He has also learned how to entangle his chubby fist in my hair. This is both endearing and annoying.
Something else, though, that is becoming clear is that my child is not an innocent little 15+ pound person. He is a baby sinner. He's cute. He's cuddly. He has smiles that melt us in two seconds or less... and his cries break my heart. But he was also born depraved. He was also born with a human, sinful nature and only God's grace will save him. He is not pure a…