|Chapter IX. Of Free Will|
II. Man, in his state of innocency, had freedom, and power to will and to do that which was good and well pleasing to God [b]; but yet, mutably, so that he might fall from it [c].
III. Man, by his fall into a state of sin, has wholly lost all ability of will to any spiritual good accompanying salvation [d]: so as, a natural man, being altogether averse from that good [e], and dead in sin [f], is not able, by his own strength, to convert himself, or to prepare himself thereunto [g].
IV. When God converts a sinner, and translates him into the state of grace, He frees him from his natural bondage under sin [h]; and, by His grace alone, enables him freely to will and to do that which is spiritually good [i]; yet so, as that by reason of his remaining corruption, he does not perfectly, or only, will that which is good, but does also will that which is evil [k].
V. The will of man is made perfectly and immutably free to do good alone in the state of glory only [l].
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