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
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Finding different Western editions of sacred Christian texts in a cathedral library is not overly extraordinary. At Worcester, we have a medieval English language Wycliffe Bible, a Dutch book of hours, a Gospel in French, and an edition of the Latin Vulgate produced in Italy. 564 more words
Redemption, Not Reform.
2 Kings 23-24, Ephesians 2
But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. 1,387 more words