The Canons of Dordrecht
The Third and Fourth Main Points of Doctrine:
Human Corruption, Conversion to God, and the Way It Occurs
Rejection of the Errors:
Having set forth the orthodox teaching, the Synod rejects the errors of those
II. Who teach that the spiritual gifts or the good dispositions and virtues such as goodness, holiness, and righteousness could not have resided in man’s will when he was first created, and therefore could not have been separated from the will at the fall. For this conflicts with the apostle’s description of the image of God in Ephesians 4:24, where he portrays the image in terms of righteousness and holiness, which definitely reside in the will.