Herman Witsius Against The Donum Superadditum

God gave to man the charge of this image, as the most excellent deposit of heaven, and, if kept pure and inviolate, the earnest of a greater good; for that end he endued him with sufficient powers from his very formation, so as to stand in need of no other habitual grace.

Herman Witsius, The Economy of the Covenants between God and Man, Comprehending a Complete Body of Divinity, trans. William Crookshank, 2 vols. (Edinburgh: Thomas Turnbull, 1803), 1.2.13. (HT: Harrison Perkins)


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