John Calvin Quotes and its meanings

John Calvin has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Faith Fear Freedom God Intelligence Knowledge Science Trust Truth Women

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What does John Calvin write about?

John Calvin has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about faith, fear, freedom, god, intelligence, knowledge, science, trust, truth & women. People always share Faith quotes, Fear quotes, freedom, god, intelligence, knowledge, science, trust, truth & women from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by John Calvin?

Here are the top most famous quotes by John Calvin.

  • Is it faith to understand nothing, and merely submit your convictions implicitly to the Church?
  • Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness.
  • God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us - as, indeed, without this mercy there would be no freedom to pray.
  • There is no work, however vile or sordid, that does not glisten before God.
  • A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
  • Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain.
  • There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.
  • Knowledge of the sciences is so much smoke apart from the heavenly science of Christ.
  • All the blessings we enjoy are Divine deposits, committed to our trust on this condition, that they should be dispensed for the benefit of our neighbors.
  • Yet consider now, whether women are not quite past sense and reason, when they want to rule over men.