According to this reading, Bavinck’s writings supposedly reveal the mind of a highly compartmentalized thinker whose reformed “Dr. Jekyll” is frequently overpowered by a modernist “Mr. Hyde” (depending on your worldview, you might wish to identify these personae the other way around).
Although there is much to learn about gender dysphoria, we must recognize that it is real, one cannot simply “snap out of it” by force of will, and it generally causes significant distress to those who suffer from it.
If we truly believe in God’s providence through his continual action of creation, we have no choice but to be continually in awe. We should be so in awe that we can hardly stand it. The study of this ongoing activity of God is an opportunity to experience God.