John Calvin

Chapter I. The Connection Between The Knowledge Of God And The Knowledge Of Ourselves

True and substantial wisdom principally consists of two parts, the knowledge of God, and the knowledge of ourselves. But, while these two branches of knowledge are so intimately connected, which of them precedes and produces the other, is not easy to discover. For, in the first place, no man can take a survey of himself […]

John Calvin

Argument

Argument. The first book treats of the knowledge of God the Creator; but, this being chiefly manifested in the creation of man, man also is made the subject of discussion. Thus the principal topics of the whole treatise are two—the knowledge of God, and the knowledge of man. In the first chapter, they are considered […]

Christian Life

WHAT IS PROPHECY? By JOHN THOMAS, M. D.

Prophecy is a revelation of God’s will and designs in relation to man, and the government of the world. Prophetic truths are presented in various forms, suited to the varied circumstances and conditions of those addressed. Prophecy may include doctrine, instruction, warning, entreaty, expostulation, or whatever Jehovah has been pleased to reveal to man. But specially and principally, Prophecy […]

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Read Coretta Scott King’s Letter That Got Sen. Elizabeth Warren Silenced

Read Coretta Scott King’s Letter That Got Sen. Elizabeth Warren Silenced A nine-page letter written by Coretta Scott King is attracting new attention for its critical comments about Sen. Jeff Sessions. King, who died in 2006, is seen here at the Lincoln Memorial in 2003. Mark Wilson/Getty Images A day after Senate Republicans invoked a […]

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Of Prayer—A Perpetual Exercise of Faith. The Daily Benefits Derived from It. by John Calvin

Of Prayer—A Perpetual Exercise of Faith. The Daily Benefits Derived from It. by John Calvin A Picture of Calvin Translated by Henry Beveridge 1845 BOOK III. CHAPTER XX. OF PRAYER — A PERPETUAL EXERCISE OF FAITH. THE DAILY BENEFITS DERIVED FROM IT. The principal divisions of this chapter are, — I. Connection of the subject […]