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Westminster Larger Catechism in modern English question number twenty:

Q. 20. What was the providence of God concerning mankind in the state in which they were created?

A. The providence of God concerning mankind in the state in which they were created was this: He put the first man in paradise, appointing him to care for it, giving him liberty to eat of the fruit of the earth, putting the creatures under his dominion, ordaining marriage for his help, granting him communion with Himself, instituting the Sabbath, entering into a covenant of life with him, upon condition of personal, perfect, and perpetual obedience, of which the Tree of Life was a pledge, and forbidding him to eat of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil upon the pain of death.

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