John Calvin – Suppressing the Truth About God

22 Jun

The signs of immortality which have been implanted in man cannot be effaced. Now what reason would there be to believe that man is divine and not to recognize his Creator? Shall we, indeed, distinguish between right and wrong by that judgment which has been imparted to us, yet will there be no judge in heaven? Will there remain for us even in sleep some remnant of intelligence, yet will no God keep watch in governing the world? Shall we think ourselves the inventors of so many arts and useful things that God may be defrauded of his praise even though experience sufficiently teaches that what we have has been unequally distributed among us from another source?

~John Calvin~






The Institutes of the Christian Religion (Louisville, KY; Westminster John Knox Press; 1974) Vol. 1.5.5. p. 57.

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2 Responses to “John Calvin – Suppressing the Truth About God”

  1. lacykitkat June 22, 2013 at 3:17 pm #

    Reblogged this on HE STILL SPEAKS!.

  2. SLIMJIM June 23, 2013 at 3:37 am #

    This truth must shape our apologetics

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