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Жан Кальвин

Дата рождения: 10. Июль 1509
Дата смерти: 27. Май 1564

Жан Кальви́н — французский богослов, реформатор церкви, основатель кальвинизма. Главное его сочинение — «Наставление в христианской вере».

Цитаты Жан Кальвин


„Терзания нечистой совести — ад для живой души.“

„[http://www. info-bible. org/histoire/reforme/traite-des-reliques-jean-calvin. htm Jean Calvin: Le traité des reliques] на сайте info-bible. org“


„Мы всегда должны помнить, что у дьявола есть свои чудеса.“

„Не существует ни одной травинки, ни одного цвета в этом мире, что не предназначены нести радость людям.“

„M. Iehan Calvin [https://openlibrary. org/works/OL938395W/Traite%CC%81_des_reliques_suivi_de_l%27Excuse_a%CC%80_messieurs_les_Nicode%CC%81mites Traité des reliques] (1543). Éditions Bossard, Paris, 1921. P. 83-197.“

„We should ask God to increase our hope when it is small, awaken it when it is dormant, confirm it when it is wavering, strengthen it when it is weak, and raise it up when it is overthrown.“

„There is not one blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice.“

„There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.“


„If it seems more horrible to kill a man in his own house, then in a field,... it ought surely to be deemed more atrocious to destroy a fetus in the womb before it has come to light.“

„The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul.“

„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“

„True wisdom consists in two things: Knowledge of God and Knowledge of Self.“


„Man's nature, so to speak, is a perpetual factory of idols.“

„The gospel is not a doctrine of the tongue, but of life. It cannot be grasped by reason and memory only, but it is fully understood when it possesses the whole soul and penetrates to the inner recesses of the heart.“ Golden Booklet of the True Christian Life

„Our prayer must not be self-centered. It must arise not only because we feel our own need as a burden we must lay upon God, but also because we are so bound up in love for our fellow men that we feel their need as acutely as our own. To make intercession for men is the most powerful and practical way in which we can express our love for them.“

„It would be the height of absurdity to label ignorance tempered by humility "faith"!
(Institutio III.2.3)“

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