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This just a short quote from John Calvin’s Golden Booklet of the True Christian Life. This is why I enjoy reading Calvin. He recognizes that doctrine is not merely cerebral stuff. He writes with the purpose of reaching the mind and heart, to point us to Christ and encourage us towards obedience. Christianity is a doctrine not of the tongue, but of the life, and is not apprehended merely by the intellect… Read More

In the next few months I will embark on the monumental task of reading, taking notes on, and writing a comprehensive summary of John Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian ReligionĀ for my seminary education. (also available here to read it online or download) At a little over 1500 pages, it will take me about a year to finish the the assignment. I have read large portions of the Institutes over the last few… Read More