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Q.But does not God do man an injustice by requiring in His law what man cannot do?

A. No, for God so created man that he was able to do it.1 But man, at the instigation of the devil,2 in deliberate disobedience3 robbed himself and all his descendants of these gifts.4

Heidelberg Catechism

The First Part - Our Sin and Misery