Calvin

The Non-Preterist Historicalism of John Calvin and the Westminster Standards

Futurism teaches that most Biblical predictions will only start being fulfilled in the yet-future (such as after a questionable future "rapture" of the Church before or during a questionable future "great tribulation"). Both Historicalism and Preterism firmly and rightly oppose Futurism. However, they also oppose one another. Preterism teaches that most Biblical predictions were finally… Read more »

Rev. Dr. Andrew Murray – Calvinist, or Pentecostalist?

Was Rev. Dr. Andrew Murray — South Africa's best-known man of God — a consistent Calvinist? Or was he an incipient Pentecostalist? Murray was fully committed to the Classic Calvinist doctrine of imputed justification as contained in the Heidelberg Catechism — which he constantly championed.   He concentrated, however, especially on its Third Section — on… Read more »

Calvinism on the Holy Spirit

 INTRODUCTION "Calvin was a not a Trinitarian, but a Bini-tarian!" "The Protestant Reformer Calvin rejected the Catholic doctrine of the Trinity!" "To Calvin, only the Father and the Son were both Auto-Theos (or 'God Himself') — but not also the Holy Spirit!" Worst of all.   "The pioneer Presbyterian Reformer John Calvin — just like the… Read more »

Calvin on the Weekly Christian Sabbath

Luther started the Protestant Reformation in 1517. However, in the year before his death  the Romish Council of Trent started giving its reply, in 1545. This resulted in the 1562 Catechism of Trent, which is still Rome's official doctrine even today. There, it is wrongly alleged that the weekly sabbath was not "a natural… Read more »

Calvin on the Validity of “Romish” Baptism

CALVIN ON THE VALIDITY OF 'ROMISH' BAPTISM Baptism into the Name of the Triune God …………………………………p. 4 Adamic Presbyterianism: mankind's first religion …………………………….p. 6 Different deviations from primordial Presbyterianism ………………………….p. 7 Calvin's protestantization and exodus from Romanism ………………………..p. 9 Calvin's account of his own conversion to Christ …………………………….p. 9 Calvin's Institutes prove he was no… Read more »

Calvin on the Papacy

Rev. Prof. Dr. John Calvin (1509-64) was the greatest of all Protestant Reformers.   He lived and testified and died — during the time of cruel papal tyranny over the Church of Christ.    There was no Papacy in the Early Church.   As predicted in Holy Scripture, it would arise only later — and to test and… Read more »

Calvin on Islam

     The greatest of all Protestant Reformers, was Rev. Prof. Dr. John Calvin (1509-64).   He lived and testified and died — during the time of Islam’s greatest expansion into Eastern Europe.          Islam was formulated by Mohammed and his successors from the seventh century onward.   It is a fusion of: portions of the Old Testament;… Read more »

The Holy Spirit and the Calvinistic Westminster Confession

After the 'Theologian of the Holy Spirit,' John Calvin (1509-64), his views were enshrined especially in the 1647 Westminster Confession of the British Puritans. The Spirit-drenched Westminster Confession of Faith (2:1) insists that "there is but one only living and true God, Who is infinite in being and perfection, a most pure Spirit." Nevertheless, "in… Read more »

The Antichrist in Scripture – The Popes According to Luther and Calvin

– 1 – "A profitless and fanciful belief about the imminent return of Christ had gained wide currency….   First [however,] there must come apostasy in the Church — and a great part of the World turn from God in faithlessness.   Indeed, Antichrist must reign in God’s temple…. "Under the Papacy there is nothing more well-known… Read more »

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