Institutes of the Christian Religion, Volume 1

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P. H. Nicklin, 1816 - Reformed Church
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This is Calvin's benchmark text of Reformed theology. Calvin is one of the magisterial giants on which the Reformation of the Christian church stands, and this work makes the reasons for his stature ... Read full review

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Finishing Calvin's Institutes felt like eating Bran Flakes. You know it's supposed to be good for you, but when given the option to have Lucky Charms, you'll choose the Leprechaun every time. When I ... Read full review

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Page 530 - Once have I sworn by my holiness that I will not lie unto David. His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me. It shall be established for ever as the moon, and as a faithful witness in heaven.
Page 444 - Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the Lord.
Page 383 - The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.
Page 451 - For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.
Page 461 - Happy art thou, O Israel : who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency ! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee ; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.
Page 336 - So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.
Page 424 - But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me ; 6 And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free.
Page 371 - For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.
Page 397 - Being, who is infinitely more than an adequate object of all those affections : whom we are commanded to love with all our heart, with all our soul, and with all our mind.
Page 425 - And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of God of none effect by your tradition.

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