Famous Quotes Of John Calvin

John Calvin was a prominent theologian and religious reformer during the Protestant Reformation. Here are some famous quotes attributed to him:

1. "Our wisdom, in so far as it ought to be deemed true and solid Wisdom, consists almost entirely of two parts: the knowledge of God and of ourselves."

2. "Man's nature is a perpetual factory of idols."

3. "All the blessings we enjoy are Divine deposits, committed to our trust on this condition, that they should be dispensed for the benefit of our neighbors."

4. "A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent."

5. "The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul."

6. "We should not be our own, but rather God's. Indeed, since we belong to him, it is only fitting that we live for his glory."

7. "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."

8. "Without the fear of God, men do not even observe justice and charity among themselves."

9. "We must remember that Satan has his miracles, too."

10. "The knowledge of God's grace provides the antidote to our self-love."

Godly Perception

"Upon a life, I did not live, upon a death I did not die; another's life, another's death, I stake my whole eternity."

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