I am reading through (again) The Christ of the Covenants and came upon a section (Quote below) that talked about the Nature/Grace idea. It prompted me to really grasp this concept. Currently I have an incomplete understanding of Nature/Grace dualism and would like to have a corrected and clearer idea of what it is. The following are 3 views of the Nature/Grace doctrine as I understand them. 1-Grace perfects nature: Something (Grace) needed to be added to merit blessedness. Grace is in a sense a substance. 2 -Grace renews human nature in salvation: Nature was made good but the Fall caused a moral/spiritual chasm between God and man and thus man needs to be Redeemed(forgiven, atoned, etc) to obtain blessedness. Grace is the working of God in the lives of sinners and is not a substance. 3- Grace obliterates nature: Through the Spirit we become perfected in this life. Could someone succinctly fill in the blanks and correct me where Im wrong. Also, wouldn't WCF 7.1 speak to this in someway? "This concept of pruning also must be given full weight in the definition of “Israel.” Again, “Israel” cannot be identified merely as ethnic descendants of Abraham, for “they are not all Israel who are descended from Israel” (Rom. 9:6)......While the “pruning” principle may threaten any who would be presumptuous, it does not intend to suggest that God’s grace works against the natural order of creation. The grace of God in salvation is not against creation’s order; it is against sin. The Christian must avoid being lured into a nature/grace dichotomy as he considers the working of God in salvation. Redemption has the effect of restoring the order of creation, and the solidarity of the family is one of the greatest of creation’s ordinances. The genealogical character of redemption’s activity underscores the intention of God to work in accord rather than in discord with this creational ordering." Robertson, O. Palmer. The Christ of the Covenants (p. 49). P&R Publishing. Kindle Edition.