|Chapter IV. Of Creation|
II. After God had made all other creatures, He created man, male and female [d], with reasonable and immortal souls [e], endued with knowledge, righteousness, and true holiness, after His own image [f]; having the law of God written in their hearts [g], and power to fulfil it [h]; and yet under a possibility of transgressing, being left to the liberty of their own will, which was subject unto change [i]. Beside this law written in their hearts, they received a command, not to eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil [k]; which while they kept, they were happy in their communion with God, and had dominion over the creatures [l].
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