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Thesis (Th.D.)--Knox College, 1989.Bibliography: leaves 303-312.
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But by what arguments do they prove their possession of the true Church? Some outward astonishment would be produced, but they would not be a whit more attentive to doctrine. Again, this points out one advantage of miracles, that they prepare the way for doctrine; for they cause reverence to be paid to Christ. Nor does John relate this with any other design than to inform us that Christ performed miracles in presence of many witnesses, so that the report of them was spread far and wide.
There is deliverance in store only for the man who gives up his selfishness, and whose sole aim is to please the Lord and to do what is right in his sight. Show Links to Sections In this chapter and the seven which follow, the doctrine of Justification by Faith is expounded, and opposite errors refuted.
In this, therefore, whether God uses the agency of man, or works immediately by his own power, it is always by his word that he manifests himself to those whom he designs to draw to himself. Calvin has many specifically lined structures through all his works, even his Psychopannychia, and his commentary on Seneca, both of which were written before the Institutes which in itself holds many of these structured poetic sections.
This circumstance is related by the Evangelist to express the ardor of her zeal; for it is an indication of haste, that she leaves her pitcher, and returns to the city. That he now favored the Samaritans with his instruction was an extraordinary and almost accidental occurrence, if we may be allowed the expression.
The secret operation of the Holy Spirit, which seals our salvation, should be considered first in Christ the Mediator as our Head, sec.
Such scandals emerge intrinsically by those who take offense at the Gospel. Hence the Church is called Catholic or Universal August. Show Links to Sections This chapter consists of four parts, which refute the principal objections to this doctrine, and the various pleas and exceptions founded on these objections.
10 Sermon 196, on Deuteronomy 33:18-19 [Ioannis Calvini Opera quae supersunt omnia, eds.
Hence the Scriptures make the sum of our salvation to consist in the removal of all enmity, and our admission into favor; thus intimating, that when God is reconciled all danger is past, and every thing good will befall us.