• For, since the fall of Adam had brought disgrace upon all his posterity, God restores those, whom He separates as His own, so that their condition may be better than that of all other nations. At the same time it must be remarked, that this grace of renewal is effaced in many who have afterwards profaned it

    John Calvin (2012). “Commentaries On The Harmony Of The Law Vol. 4 (Annotated Edition)”, p.382, Jazzybee Verlag