John Calvin Quotes


9 John Calvin quotes:



"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"
Author: Calvin Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"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"
Author: Calvin Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"It behooves us to accomplish what God requires of us, even when we are in the greatest despair respecting the results"
Author: Calvin Quotes Category: Despair Quotes
"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"
Author: Calvin Quotes Category: Glory Quotes
"For though we very truly hear that the kingdom of God will be filled with splendor, joy, happiness and glory, yet when these things are spoken of, they remain utterly remote from our perception, and as it were, wrapped in obscurities, until that day"
Author: Calvin Quotes Category: Glory Quotes
"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"
Author: Calvin Quotes Category: Forgiveness Quotes
"Each eye can have its vision separately; but when we are looking at anything… our vision, which in itself is divided, joins up and unites in order to give itself as a whole to the object that is put before it."
Author: Calvin Quotes Category: Vision Quotes
"Hence that dread and amazement with which as Scripture uniformly relates holy men were struck and overwhelmed whenever they beheld the presence of God men are never duly touched and impressed with a conviction of their insignificance until they have"
Author: Calvin Quotes Category: Men Quotes
"I consider looseness with words no less of a defect than looseness of the bowels"
Author: Calvin Quotes Category: Words Quotes



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