John Calvin (Religious Figure)

#93964 John Calvin

No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief. .

John Calvin Quotes about belief
#93965 John Calvin

There is not one blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice. .

John Calvin Quotes about world
#93966 John Calvin

We must remember that Satan has his miracles, too. .

John Calvin Quotes about miracles
#93967 John Calvin

However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts. .

John Calvin Quotes about thoughts
#93968 John Calvin

You must submit to supreme suffering in order to discover the completion of joy. .

John Calvin Quotes about joy
#93969 John Calvin

Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition; so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain. .

John Calvin Quotes about mind
#93970 John Calvin

God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation. .

John Calvin Quotes about art
#93971 John Calvin

Every one of us is, even from his mother's womb, a master craftsman of idols. .

John Calvin Quotes about man
#93972 John Calvin

Is it faith to understand nothing, and merely submit your convictions implicitly to the Church? .

John Calvin Quotes about faith
#93973 John Calvin

I consider looseness with words no less of a defect than looseness of the bowels. .

John Calvin Quotes about words
#93974 John Calvin

Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness. .

John Calvin Quotes about fear
#93975 John Calvin

The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul. .

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#93976 John Calvin

God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us - as, indeed, without this mercy there would be no freedom to pray. .

John Calvin Quotes about freedom
#93977 John Calvin

There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence. .

John Calvin Quotes about intelligence
#93978 John Calvin

All the blessings we enjoy are Divine deposits, committed to our trust on this condition, that they should be dispensed for the benefit of our neighbors. .

John Calvin Quotes about joy
#93979 John Calvin

For there is no one so great or mighty that he can avoid the misery that will rise up against him when he resists and strives against God. .

John Calvin Quotes about will
#93980 John Calvin

Yet consider now, whether women are not quite past sense and reason, when they want to rule over men. .

John Calvin Quotes about women
#93981 John Calvin

Knowledge of the sciences is so much smoke apart from the heavenly science of Christ. .

John Calvin Quotes about science
#93982 John Calvin

There is no work, however vile or sordid, that does not glisten before God. .

John Calvin Quotes about work
#93983 John Calvin

Augustine does not disagree with this when he teaches that it is a faculty of the reason and the will to choose good with the assistance of grace; evil, when grace is absent. .

John Calvin Quotes about evil
#186687 John Calvin

A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that Gods truth is attacked and yet would remain silent. .

John Calvin Quotes about truth
#514150 John Calvin

A Response To Questions and Objections of a Certain Jew Ad quaestiones et objecta Judaei cuiusdam responsio. .

John Calvin Quotes about questions
#514207 John Calvin

But it must be admitted that our heart is never seriously inclined to wish for and to mediate on the future life unless it has first thoroughly learned to forsake the vanities of the present world.Page 69. .

John Calvin Quotes about life
#514148 John Calvin

The voluntary spilling of semen outside of intercourse between man and woman is a monstrous thing. Deliberately to withdraw from coitus in order that semen may fall on the ground is doubly monstrous. For this is to extinguish the hope of the race and to kill before he is born the hoped-for offspring.John Calvin, Commentary on Genesis, Genesis 38:8-10 .

John Calvin Quotes about hope

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