Calvin’s Institutes — Family Devotional Edition Lesson 3 Everyone knows God Download PDF It is beyond dispute that there exists some sense of deity in the human mind by natural instinct. God himself has endued all men with some idea of his Godhead, and he constantly renews the memory of it to prevent any man from pretending […]
From Luther’s “We don’t want to see or hear Moses” to Calvin’s 1536 rejection of exclusive Mosaic civil polity as “foolish” and “seditious,” no person seems to have drawn more systematic criticism in regard to the political and social thought of the magisterial Reformation than the Old Testament lawgiver, Moses. Rejections of the need for […]
But that prophet or that dreamer of dreams shall be put to death, because he has taught rebellion against the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt and redeemed you out of the house of slavery, to make you leave the way in which the LORD your God commanded you […]
An unfortunate example of the fallacy of Epithet comes in the writings of John Calvin himself. That such a gifted theologian as Calvin commits this error testifies again to the insidious nature of fallacies – even the best can and do fall prey.
Not too long ago I was engaged in conversation with a man who uttered the all too common refrain, “It is hard to believe that anyone could actually think the world is getting better.” He spoke rather emphatically as if assured that he was talking to someone in full agreement. He then went on to […]
I have been too busy and a bit distracted to keep up with continuing discussion over R2K and “transformationalism.” I just checked in on the latest from Carl Trueman and R. Scott Clark yesterday and, after digesting their logic, let’s just say that it did not “refresh my bowels” (Philem. 1:20 KJV). I will address […]