Thomas Vincent: nature is not grace

Reformed Covenanter

Puritanboard Commissioner
Grace does not grow in the garden of nature, there being no seed of it to be found therein. It is neither a natural power, such as that of the understanding, will, conscience, memory, or affections, which are to be found in all the children of Adam by nature; neither is it connatural, such as original righteousness was in Adam before his fall; neither is it a habit acquired by the multiplicity of acts, whereof there are some dispositions in nature, such as the habits of arts and sciences, and moral virtues. ...

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