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John Calvin (1509-64), the French theologian and pastor of Geneva, was one of the principal 16th-century Reformers. Calvin was born on 10 July 1509, in Noyon, about sixty miles north-east of Paris. His father – Gérard Cauvin – held legal office in the service of the bishops of Noyon, and wanted his son to enter […]


From ‘The Eternal Predestination Of God’, a treatise by John Calvin, 1552. The salvation of believers depends upon the eternal election of God for which no cause or reason can be rendered but his own gratuitous good pleasure. God calls [converts], justifies, and glorifies, no one but him whom he had ordained unto eternal life. […]

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Date August 25, 2005