Category Archives: John Calvin

Their dangerous audacity…

… their audacity, therefore, is altogether pernicious and fatal, who pass by Christ and forget his death, and yet rush into the presence of God. Calvin Advertisements

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Through dullness and sloth…

Calvin on Hebrews 5:11… 9And having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him, 10called by God as High Priest “according to the order of Melchizedek,” 11of whom we have much to say, and hard … Continue reading

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Nothing more difficult…

There is, indeed, nothing more difficult than to keep our thoughts fixed on heaven, when the whole power of our nature inclines downwards, and when Satan by numberless devices draws us back to the earth. Calvin, Hebrews, 146

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You know you’re in trouble when…

But when the design of the Apostle is understood, it then appears evident that there is nothing here that countenances so delirious an error. Calvin

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Obedience of faith…

Calvin on Hebrews 5:9… And having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him… “If then we desire that Christ’s obedience should be profitable to us, we must imitate him; for the Apostle means … Continue reading

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Calvin on Hebrews 4:1: Therefore, since a promise remains of entering His rest, let us fear lest any of you seem to have come short of it. “The illative therefore, or then means that by the fall of others we … Continue reading

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They are but barren grass…

Provided we not only dwell in the Church of the Lord, but also labor to have a place among the number of her genuine citizens, we will be able fearlessly to despise all the might of our enemies: for although … Continue reading

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