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Confession of Faith Ratification Act 1690

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Chap. iv. Of Creation S

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IT pleased God the Father Son and Holy Ghost for the manifestation of the glory of his eternal power wisdom and goodness in the beginning to create or make of nothing the world and all things therein whether visible or invisible in the space of six days and all very good

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AFTER God had made all other creatures he created man male and female with reasonable and immortall souls and indued with knowledge righteousness and true holiness after his own image having the Law of God written in their hearts and power to fullfill it and yet under a possibility of transgressing being left to the liberty of their own will which was subject unto change Besyde this law written in their hearts they received a command not to eat of the tree of knowledge of good and evil which whilst they kept they were happy in their communion with God and had dominion over the creatures

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