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Head Coverings: A Big Deal to God

Just because head coverings, or anything else, in the Scripture is “not that big a deal,” it does not mean that we should ignore what the Scripture teaches. 1,495 more words


John Calvin had a Wife, and he loved Her! (Idelette)


Calvin’s dear wife (Idelette) died when Calvin was 40. They had been married for 9 years, working toward 10, and he lived another 15 years without her. 144 more words


Karl Barth On John Calvin's Theology and Thinking...

Calvin was “a conscientious exegete, a strict and tenacious thinker and at the same time a theologian who was indefatigably concerned with the practice of Christian life and life in the church . 135 more words



On 30 April, 1564, John Calvin, on his deathbed, spoke to the members of the Geneva Senate for the last time. Reminding them that the Word of God and the gospel had raised the city to its exalted station, he urged upon them to maintain the faith in its purity, whatever the cost, confident that if they were obedient to the heavenly vision the divine protection would never depart from them, and Geneva would be a light to the nations for centuries to come. 6 more words

Calvin Quote...

“If our faith is not founded on the eternal election of God, it is certain that our faith would be ravaged by Satan at every moment” (Sermon on Eph. 23 more words


Heiko Oberman: The Two Reformations, The Journey From The Last Days To The New World.

I have been reading again, one of my very favorite author’s and one of my favorite 21st century books: Heiko Oberman’s, The Two Reformations, etc. It is actually edited by Donald Weinstein, after Oberman died on April 22, 2001. 333 more words