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John Calvin: Who He Is, What He Did, and Why He Matters

John Calvin is associated with someone’s death. He wrote one of the most influential Christian theological books of all time. Privately, he was shy and awkward. In public, he moved around with stunning confidence. He was impatient and bashful, yet pastoral and caring. We have

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What Can John Calvin Teach Us on His Birthday?

July 10, 2019, marks the 510th birthday of John Calvin.  But the streamers and balloons are nowhere to be found.  Simply put, we live in a day that is so wrapped up in technology and new inventions that we tend to forget the lessons of

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9 John Calvin Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know

John Calvin is one of my favorite dead guys. Over the years, I’ve made an effort to read both Calvin’s writings and writings about Calvin. Probably the best thing written about Calvin is Bruce Gordon’s excellent biography appropriately entitled Calvin. A while back I was re-reading

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Do We Have Free Will?

Do we have free will? Well, sorta, kinda, not really. Actually, it depends. The question about free will is not a new one. Christians have discussed this for years. As opposed to me writing about free will, I’d like to point you to Wayne Grudem

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John Calvin’s Joy in Suffering

“There is nothing in afflictions which ought to disturb our joy,” proclaimed John Calvin. The fact that John Calvin said these words might not surprise you. But what you may not know is that Calvin suffered from chronic asthma, migraine headaches, pleurisy, kidney stones, hemorrhoids,

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